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Phalaris
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Phalaris (canarygrass)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 14 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Host Plant
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Phalaris
  • Preferred Common Name
  • canarygrass
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Monocotyledonae
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PictureTitleCaptionCopyright
Phalaris aquatica (bulbous canary grass); habit, with a large plant growing on a roadside.
TitleHabit
CaptionPhalaris aquatica (bulbous canary grass); habit, with a large plant growing on a roadside.
Copyright©Trevor James/Hamilton, New Zealand-2015
Phalaris aquatica (bulbous canary grass); habit, with a large plant growing on a roadside.
HabitPhalaris aquatica (bulbous canary grass); habit, with a large plant growing on a roadside.©Trevor James/Hamilton, New Zealand-2015
Phalaris aquatica (bulbous canary grass); habit, with a large plant growing around a power pole.
TitleHabit
CaptionPhalaris aquatica (bulbous canary grass); habit, with a large plant growing around a power pole.
Copyright©Trevor James/Hamilton, New Zealand-2015
Phalaris aquatica (bulbous canary grass); habit, with a large plant growing around a power pole.
HabitPhalaris aquatica (bulbous canary grass); habit, with a large plant growing around a power pole.©Trevor James/Hamilton, New Zealand-2015
Phalaris aquatica (bulbous canary grass); habit, with a large flowering plant growing on a roadside.
TitleHabit
CaptionPhalaris aquatica (bulbous canary grass); habit, with a large flowering plant growing on a roadside.
Copyright©Trevor James/Hamilton, New Zealand-2015
Phalaris aquatica (bulbous canary grass); habit, with a large flowering plant growing on a roadside.
HabitPhalaris aquatica (bulbous canary grass); habit, with a large flowering plant growing on a roadside.©Trevor James/Hamilton, New Zealand-2015
Phalaris aquatica (bulbous canary grass); flowerhead.
TitleFlowerhead
CaptionPhalaris aquatica (bulbous canary grass); flowerhead.
Copyright©Trevor James/Hamilton, New Zealand-2015
Phalaris aquatica (bulbous canary grass); flowerhead.
FlowerheadPhalaris aquatica (bulbous canary grass); flowerhead.©Trevor James/Hamilton, New Zealand-2015
Phalaris aquatica (bulbous canary grass); flowerhead, with emergent anthers.
TitleFlowerhead
CaptionPhalaris aquatica (bulbous canary grass); flowerhead, with emergent anthers.
Copyright©Trevor James/Hamilton, New Zealand-2015
Phalaris aquatica (bulbous canary grass); flowerhead, with emergent anthers.
FlowerheadPhalaris aquatica (bulbous canary grass); flowerhead, with emergent anthers.©Trevor James/Hamilton, New Zealand-2015
Phalaris aquatica (bulbous canary grass); close-up of flowerhead, with emergent anthers.
TitlePhalaris aquatica (bulbous canary grass); flowerhead with emergent anthers.
CaptionPhalaris aquatica (bulbous canary grass); close-up of flowerhead, with emergent anthers.
Copyright©Trevor James/Hamilton, New Zealand-2015
Phalaris aquatica (bulbous canary grass); close-up of flowerhead, with emergent anthers.
Phalaris aquatica (bulbous canary grass); flowerhead with emergent anthers.Phalaris aquatica (bulbous canary grass); close-up of flowerhead, with emergent anthers.©Trevor James/Hamilton, New Zealand-2015
TitlePhalaris aquatica (bulbous canary grass); collar area, showing the ligule.
Caption
Copyright©Trevor James/Hamilton, New Zealand-2015
Phalaris aquatica (bulbous canary grass); collar area, showing the ligule.©Trevor James/Hamilton, New Zealand-2015
Phalaris aquatica (bulbous canary grass); bulbous base of a shoot.
TitleBulbous shoot base
CaptionPhalaris aquatica (bulbous canary grass); bulbous base of a shoot.
Copyright©Trevor James/Hamilton, New Zealand-2015
Phalaris aquatica (bulbous canary grass); bulbous base of a shoot.
Bulbous shoot basePhalaris aquatica (bulbous canary grass); bulbous base of a shoot.©Trevor James/Hamilton, New Zealand-2015

Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Phalaris

Preferred Common Name

  • canarygrass

International Common Names

  • French: alpiste

Local Common Names

  • Germany: Glanzgras; Kanariengras

EPPO code

  • PHASS (Phalaris sp.)

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Monocotyledonae
  •                     Order: Cyperales
  •                         Family: Poaceae
  •                             Genus: Phalaris