I. What is Phragmites
More about a plant you have probably seen many times...
II. Why is it considered invasive and how long has it been around New England and elsewhere?
There's disagreement, but here's what people are thinking...
III. What is it used for?
If you think of it as just a pain, you might find some surprises here...
Links to Some Interesting and Educational Wetlands Sites
These are not just about Phragmites issues...
If you have an interesting fact about Phragmites...
I am trying to collect some and would also welcome any depictions of the plant in the fine arts, crafts, etc.
Please address any questions or comments on these pages to Leslie
Driscoll who would always like to learn
more about the plant.
CONNE HOME and Other Ecosystems SALT MARSHES CRANBERRIES
These pages were last updated on May 24, 1999. Happy Birthday to Dad.