PlantCatalog by e-on software
Common reed

Common reed
(Phragmites australis)

Phragmites australis, the common reed, is a giant aquatic grass growing up to 5 meters high. It inhabits all continents in all climates. The rapid growth of the common reed often makes it an invasive plant that can quickly create large monospecific populations to the detriment of other aquatic plant species. However, Phragmite australis has remarkable filtration and water purification capacities for both bacteria and toxic metals. This makes it an essential species in the development of biological wastewater treatment plans.

This species is available with a license for the PlantCatalog.

Sign up to this and 135 other species immediately with an annual license.

Compatibility

3D Studio Max Arnold Blender Cinema 4D Clarisse Lightwave Maya Nvidia Omniverse PlantFactory Redshift Renderman Terragen 4 Unity Unreal Engine VUE V-Ray

...and many more!

Specifications
Plant type
Height
Region
Climatic zone
Biomes
Hardiness zone
Included versions
Polygon count
Maturity
Health
Season
Presets
Published Parameters
High Detail (HD)
0.3 to 150k +/- 10%
60
22
Low Detail (LD)
0.15 to 50k +/- 10%
60
22
  • Included versions:
    • High Detail (HD)
    • Low Detail (LD)
  • HD version:
    • Polygon count: 0.3 to 150k +/- 10%
    • Maturity:
    • Health:
    • Season:
    • Presets: 60
    • Published Parameters: 22
  • LD version:
    • Polygon count: 0.15 to 50k +/- 10%
    • Maturity:
    • Health:
    • Season:
    • Presets: 60
    • Published Parameters: 22

What's included
  • One procedural *.tpf file per included plant version (HD / LD) with infinite variations for use with VUE / PlantFactory and the PlantCatalog Exporter (see below)
  • Multiple parameters, shape presets and global settings (Maturity, Health, Season) for maximum customization
  • High quality smart materials that react to procedural parameters
  • Built-in wind animation, exportable* as rigged bones or point cloud animation
  • Free PlantCatalog Exporter software for exporting static or baked polygon meshes to a variety of formats:*
*.3DS
*.ABC
*.C4D
*.DAE
*.FBX
*.GOZ
*.LWO
*.OBJ
*.USDA / *.USDC / *.USDZ
  • Free integration plugins from PlantFactory for directly loading the procedural *.tpf file format into 3DS Max, Cinema 4D or Maya with pre-built shaders for Arnold & V-Ray® (plugins for more applications are in development)*

*These features do not apply to PlantCatalog Creator. Find out more about PlantCatalog vs. PlantCatalog Creator.

If you have a PlantFactory license, you can even open the *.tpf file and get full editable access to its internal node network.

Using the PlantCatalog is subject to the acceptance of our standard End User License Agreement (EULA).

More Information

You will find detailed information on the PlantCatalog itself on our main product page.

Other plants from North America, all included with a PlantCatalog license