Calflora
Taxon  Report   1240    
Calamagrostis koelerioides  Vasey
Fire reedgrass
Calamagrostis koelerioides
© 2018 Julie Kierstead Nelson
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Calamagrostis koelerioides
© 2006 Steve Matson
Calamagrostis koelerioides
© 2002 Dean Wm. Taylor
Calamagrostis koelerioides, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Calamagrostis koelerioides
© 2006 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Calamagrostis
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral, (many plant communities)
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN + PLANTS: Calamagrostis densa
More information about  Calamagrostis koelerioides
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAKO)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 14, 2018).

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