Definition of Phalaris arundinacea
1. Noun. Perennial grass of marshy meadows and ditches having broad leaves; Europe and North America.
Generic synonyms: Grass
Group relationships: Genus Phalaris, Phalaris
Lexicographical Neighbors of Phalaris Arundinacea
Literary usage of Phalaris arundinacea
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Forage Plants and Their Culture by Charles Vancouver Piper (1914)
"REED CANARY-GRASS (Phalaris arundinacea) 271. Botany and agricultural history. — Reed canary- grass is native to the temperate portions of Europe, ..."
2. Hooker's Journal of Botany and Kew Garden Miscellany by William Jackson Hooker (1855)
"Phalaris arundinacea, L.—Hook. Fl. Bor. Am. vol. ii. p. 234. HAB. Banks of rivulets in meadows, Upper Oregon. August, n. 216. 1. ..."
3. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States: Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1896)
"Phalaris arundinacea L. Sp. Pl. 55. 1753. Glabrous, culms erect, 2°-5° tall, simple, smooth. Sheaths shorter than the internodes; ligule 1 "-3" long, ..."