*Miscanthus sinensis Andersson. Phen: Apr-Nov. Hab: Roadsides, powerline rights-of-way, other disturbed habitats, increasingly moving into a wide variety of natural habitats, including those with prescribed fire. Dist: Native of e. Asia.
Origin/Endemic status: E. and se. Asia
Other Comments: This species is becoming aggressively invasive. Forms with leaves cross-variegated or linear-variegated with yellow are cultivated and sometimes escape or persist (in addition to the much more common green-leaved form).
Synonymy: = C, ETx1, FlGr, FNA25, G, K1, K3, K4, Mi, Mo1, NcTx, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3, WV; > Miscanthus sinensis Andersson var. gracillimus Hitchc. – Il; > Miscanthus sinensis Andersson var. sinensis – Il; > Miscanthus sinensis Andersson var. variegatus Beal – F, HC; > Miscanthus sinensis Andersson var. zebrinus Beal – F, HC