Miscanthus sacchariflorus (Maxim.) Benth.

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Miscanthus sacchariflorus (Maxim.) Benth.

  • Description

    Species Description - Colonial, 1.5–2 m from long stout rhizomes; lvs 1–2 cm wide; infl pure silky-white, the basal hairs ca twice as long as the glumes; lemmas awnless; 2n=38–95. Native of e. Asia, cult. for ornament and occasionally escaped.

  • Common Names

    amur silver-grass