Description: An evergreen, perennial monocot that can grow up to 13′ tall and 7′ wide.
Flower: Red or yellow tubular flowers arise in bunches extending up to 12′ tall.
Leaves: Rigid, sword-shaped, erect bright green leaves. Bronze and purple varieties exist.
Fruit: A 3-angled capsule up to 4″ long, containing many small wind-dispersed seeds.
Elevation: 0-4,300 feet
Impacts: This massive plant produces 10,000 seeds per plant which are dispersed by wind. Crowds out native vegetation and blocks out sunlight.