Taxon  Report   1243 
Calamagrostis ophitidis  (J. Howell) Nygren
serpentine reed grass, serpentine reedgrass
Calamagrostis ophitidis, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.3 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

 

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 Plant Characteristics
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Bloom Period
Communities: Chaparral, Valley Grassland
Habitat: meadows [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   6.1 (strict endemic)   [Safford et al 2005]
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Calamagrostis
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
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PLANTS: Calamagrostis purpurascens var. ophitidis
XWALK: Calamagrostis ophiditis
 Information about  Calamagrostis ophitidis  from other sources:
Photos on Picasa / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAOP2)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

2012 Jepson Manual Treament from the Jepson Herbarium,
University of California, Berkeley

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center Native Plant Database

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 Calif. Herbaria.
[web application]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Apr 23, 2014).

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