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Japanese Pampas Grass

Miscanthus sinensis gracillimus

Description:

It is a species of flowering plant in the grass family Poaceae. It is an herbaceous perennial grass, growing to 0.8–2 m tall, rarely 4 m, forming dense clumps from an underground rhizome. The leaves are 18–75 cm tall and 0.3–2 cm broad. The flowers are purplish, held above the foliage.

Habitat:

It is native to eastern Asia throughout most of China, Japan, Taiwan and Korea.

Notes:

Other names : Chinese silver grass, Eulalia grass, maiden grass, zebra grass, Susuki grass, porcupine grass. It is widely cultivated as an ornamental plant in temperate regions around the world.

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injica
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injica

Zagreb, Croatia

Lat: 45.83, Long: 16.03

Spotted on Dec 30, 2010
Submitted on Apr 3, 2013

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