Flora of Newfoundland and Labrador
Flora of Newfoundland and Labrador
Poaceae/Poacées - Grass Family
Phalaris arundinacea L. var. picta L.
En: ribbongrass, ornamental canarygrass, gardner’s garters
Fr: alpiste ruban, ruban de la vierge
Provincial Status: Ni
Range: An ornamental cultivar, occasionally escaped or persistent from cultivation in w/c/eNfld.

[=Phalaris arundinacea L. subsp. picta (L.) Arcang.]
[=Phalaris arundinacea L. forma variegata (Parn.) Druce]
[=Phalaris arundinacea L. 'Picta']
[=Phalaris arundinacea L. var. variegata Parn.]
[=Phalaris picta (L.) Sloboda]

[Although listed as a variety in Canadensys (VASCAN), this taxon may be better treated as a cultivar, P. arundinacea 'Picta', as it is a garden ornamental that escapes and can persist for extended periods.]

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