Freshwater Plants

Common Reedgrass
Phragmites australis

Common Reedgrass is an eye-catching grass in Hong Kong wetlands. Mai Po Marshes have the largest population of Common Reedgrass in Hong Kong. Common Reedgrass provides valuable habitats for many birds; its roots can help to remove pollutants from water effectively. The reed bed in Wetland Park is an important element of the water filtration system for the Park’s Reserve Area.
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