Chinese silver grass/ Susuki

ススキ Chinese silver grass
ススキ Chinese silver grass

学名/ Scienetific name : Miscanthus sinensis

英名/ English name : Chinese silver grass

別名/ Alternative English name:  Eulalia grass, maiden grass, zebra grass, Susuki grass, porcupine grass, Japanese pampas grass

日本名/ Japanese name: ススキ 芒、薄

日本名別名/ Alternative Japanese name: オバナ(尾花)、カヤ(茅、萱)

タイ語名/ Thai name: หญ้าเงินจีน H̄ỵ̂ā ngein cīn

イタリア語名/Italian name: Erba d’argento cinese

原産地/ Original : eastern Asia throughout most of China, Japan, Taiwan and Korea


It is an herbaceous perennial grass, growing to 0.8–2 m tall, forming dense clumps from an underground rhizome. The leaves are 18–75 cm tall and 0.3–2 cm broad. The flowers are purplish, held above the foliage.



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