Taxon  Report   1236 
Calamagrostis canadensis  (Michaux) Beauv.
Bluejoint reedgrass,  Canada reedgrass
Calamagrostis canadensis
© 2006 Steve Matson
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Calamagrostis canadensis
© 2011 Barry Breckling
Calamagrostis canadensis
© 2002 Steve Matson
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
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
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.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Calamagrostis canadensis
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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 24, 2016).

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