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Reed Canary Grass (Phalaroides japonica, Phalaris arundinacea), fam. Poaceae.
An ornamental plant with variegated white-green leaves, reminding indoor chlorophytum. It is winter-hardy, unpretentious, easily propagates vegetatively by its perennial rhizomes and occupies new territory. Blooms starting from May. The seeds were used as a feed for canaries at some time in the past.