Taxon  Report   1242 
Calamagrostis nutkaensis  (J. Presl) Steudel
Pacific reedgrass
Calamagrostis nutkaensis
© 2012 Aaron E. Sims
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Calamagrostis nutkaensis
© 2001 Tom Annese
Calamagrostis nutkaensis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Calamagrostis nutkaensis
© 2008 Eric Wrubel
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Calamagrostis
Closed-cone Pine Forest, Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: freshwater-marsh [Walker]
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
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PLANTS: Deyeuxia nutkaensis
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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 28, 2016).

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