Taxon  Report   1236 
Calamagrostis canadensis  (Michaux) Beauv.
Canada reedgrass,  bluejoint reedgrass
Calamagrostis canadensis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Calamagrostis canadensis
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Calamagrostis canadensis
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Calamagrostis canadensis
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Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Calamagrostis
Subspecies and Varieties:
Calamagrostis canadensis var. canadensis
Calamagrostis canadensis var. langsdorffii
Calamagrostis canadensis var. langsdorfii
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.

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Jepson eFlora

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International Plants Names Index

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Aug 27, 2015).

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