Avery RealGrass Blind Concealment - this stuff is incredible! Sparganium americanum, Lesser bur-reed, is one of several native species of this distinctive native plant. Common Reed (Phragmites australis, formerly P. communis) is a tall grass attaining a height of 16 feet or more. Each mat is hand woven from palm leaves using Our fully synthetic blind grass won't rot or mildew. reed, is a perennial, aggressive wetland grass that outcompetes native plants and displaces native animals. After the water has been drained off, the sediment remains. Easily fits into all field and marsh applications whether you hunt in , rice, corn, cattails, etc., in a pit, boat blind or layout. It's even great for hiding your deer stand or making your own ground blind. Today, however, it mostly appears as a simple invasive species that takes over fields, open grasslands and, in some places, even yards. Common reed grass has been used throughout history for thatched roofs, cattle feed and numerous other creative uses. Flowering occurs in the late spring and summer. This perennial grass is not closely related to agricultural rye but is a native grass that is used in many wetland plantings. This woven grass mat material of the Avery RealGrass is ideal for concealing your boat pit top and duck blinds. Phragmites is a genus of four species of large perennial reed grasses found in wetlands throughout temperate and tropical regions of the world. Genetic studies have confirmed that there IS a native variety of Phragmites along the Eastern seaboard of the United States. Reed, in botany, any of several species of large aquatic grasses, especially the four species constituting the genus Phragmites of the grass family (Poaceae). Each grass mat or bundle comes in several natural grass colors so it helps blend your duck or goose blind to match your surroundings. Cattail, (genus Typha), genus of about 30 species of tall reedy marsh plants (family Typhaceae), found mainly in temperate and cold regions of the Northern and Southern hemispheres. Phragmites grows under a ing, the natural bottoms and marsh peat have been churned into a soup-like suspension that, more often than not, has been spilled upon the marsh surface and contained by dikes. It can act as a great natural filter when submersed and its vast root system can stabilize an eroding shoreline of ponds and marshes. Reed grass is found throughout all but the coldest areas of the world and is primarily used by farmers and governments for erosion control purposes. Taxonomy. It is popular because it can tolerate anything from full sun to the woodland setting, making it a versatile species. Though looking like grasses or sedges, they are neither, being in their own family (Sparganiaceae). Referred to by many people as "Phrag", it occurs on every continent except Antarctica and may be the most wide-ranging of all flowering plants. It is a cool-season grass that is very cold hardy. The plants inhabit fresh to slightly brackish waters and are considered aquatic or semi-aquatic. Marsh Reed Grass (also known as Bluejoint) can be found in Meadows, swamps, marshes, bogs, ditches and dry ponds. Because of its height and its distinctive, fluffy seedheads, Phragmites is easy to spot, even by traveling motorists. Reed grass varieties, found near wet areas such as riverbanks and marshes, have tall, thin stalks and long, flat leaves. After a year or two, what was once part of the marsh ecosystem has become an arid landscape, devoid of vegetation It is quite versatile as it can grow in arid soil but can also withstand temporary flooding. 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