Miscanthus sinensis

Miscanthus sinensis, the eulalia or Chinese silver grass, is a species of flowering plant in the grass family Poaceae, native to eastern Asia throughout most of China, Japan, Taiwan and Korea.

Miscanthus sinensis
Japanese pampas grass ススキの穂波PB080105.jpg
Scientific classification Edit this classification
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Subfamily: Panicoideae
Genus: Miscanthus
M. sinensis
Binomial name
Miscanthus sinensis
Andersson (1855)
Japanese susuki of the plateau
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