Phalaris arundinacea var. arundinacea

Reed Canary-grass

Taxonomic status:Accepted

Occurrence status:Present

Establishment means:Naturalised

Description as for the species. Leaves uniformly green.

*GipP, *Glep, *HSF, *NIS, *OtP, *Strz, *VVP.

Virtually all Victorian occurrences of the species are attributable to this variety.

Created by: Neville Walsh, 2016-08-22
Distribution map
life Life
kingdom Plantae
phylum Tracheophyta
superorder Lilianae
order Poales
family Poaceae
genus Phalaris
Higher taxa


Source: AVH (2014). Australia's Virtual Herbarium, Council of Heads of Australasian Herbaria, <>. Find Phalaris arundinacea var. arundinacea in AVH ; Victorian Biodiversity Atlas, © The State of Victoria, Department of Environment and Primary Industries (published Dec. 2014) Find Phalaris arundinacea var. arundinacea in Victorian Biodiversity Atlas
  Bioregion Occurrence status Establishment means
Glenelg Plain present naturalised
Victorian Volcanic Plain present introduced
Gippsland Plain present introduced
Otway Plain present introduced
Northern Inland Slopes present introduced
Highlands-Southern Fall present introduced
Strzelecki Ranges present introduced

State distribution

Distribution map
Western Australia
South Australia
New South Wales
Australian Capital Territory