Arundo donax, a giant grass which is also known as Giant Reed or Spanish Cane, is actually a bit of a character. It grows to 6 metres tall, and reputedly sometimes as tall as 10 metres in good conditions.
It has been tipped as a potential miracle for renewable energy because it grows so fast and easily even in harsh conditions.
However, partly because of how well it grows it is also worryingly invasive and its cultivation is banned in various parts of the U.S.
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