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•    Dense perennial tussocky grass 2 to 4 m in height
•    Leaves about 1m long, finely serrated and will cut if handled
•    Large white feather duster-type flower heads

Flowering Times

•    March through May

Control Measure

•    Hand removal of small plants using gloves
•    Mechanical removal of large plants including basal crown
•    Herbicides.


•    Up to 100,000 seeds per flower head
•    Seeds readily dispersed by wind
•    Invasive environmental weed
•    Dense infestations create fire hazard

Further Information

Pampas grass (Cortaderia species)