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The City of Portland, Oregon

Environmental Services

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Phone: 503-823-7740

Fax: 503-823-6995

1120 SW 5th Ave, Suite 613, Portland, OR 97204

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4. Jubata Grass

jubata grassJubata Grass (Cortaderia jubata)

  • Grows from 6 to 23 feet tall
  • Plants have long leaves rising from a tufted base
  • Plumed clusters of hairy female flowers, deep violet when immature, turning pinkish or tawny cream-white at maturity
  • Easily confused with pampas grass

Photos by Glenn Miller, Oregon Department of Agriculture


 jubata grass