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*Cortaderia selloana (Schultes & Schultes f.) Ascherson & Graebner. Pampasgrass. Phen: Aug-Nov. Hab: Barrier island marsh edges, other disturbed areas. Dist: Native of South America.

Origin/Endemic status: South America

Other Comments: This grass is a popular ornamental, sometimes escaping.

Synonymy: = FlGr, FNA25, HC, K1, K3, K4, Meso6, NcTx, RAB, SFla, WH3; = Cortaderia dioica (Spreng.) Speg.; = n/a – C

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FACU
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FAC
  • Great Plains: FACU
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FACU

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