Category Archives: Phragmites australis

Updated Michigan guide to Phragmites control

Michigan’s A Guide to the Control and Management of Invasive Phragmites has recently been updated.  This 3rd edition has expanded content on how to distinguish between the native and European strain of Phragmites and new recommendations on treatment strategies.

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Could Phragmites be a major allergen?

Two University of Minnesota researchers propose that the rapid spread of Phragmites australis around urban areas could be responsible for high levels of allergenic pollen.  Currently most people are simply tested for allergies to grass pollen without differentiating different species … Continue reading

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