Also known as: giant reed, common reed, phragmites, ditch reed, cane grass,
Spring - Summer
The exact native range of common reed (Phragmites australis) is obscure, but it is considered to be native to large parts of the world and may even have the widest distribution of any flowering plant. It is thought to be native to Africa, Europe, northern
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Naturalised in the coastal districts of south-western Western Australia. Also naturalised in New Zealand, on several Pacific islands, and perhaps elsewhere.