pampas grass

Cortaderia spp.


Family: Poaceae

Weed Class: monitor list

Year Listed: 0

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additional photos



Why is it a noxious weed?

This plant is on the monitor list. Please contact its sponsor Rick Johnson to report locations or for more information.

How would I identify it?

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How do I control it?


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Additional Photos



plant in bloom




in bloom






inflorescences of ornamental planting


pulled up seedling


infestation in Olympia


leaf underside of a young plant


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