Taxon  Report   1243 
Calamagrostis ophitidis  (J. Howell) Nygren
serpentine reed grass,  serpentine reedgrass
Calamagrostis ophitidis, a monocot, is a perennial grass 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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Calamagrostis ophitidis
© 1998 Dean Wm. Taylor
Calamagrostis ophitidis
© 2003 Doreen L. Smith
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 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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PLANTS: Calamagrostis purpurascens var. ophitidis
XWALK: Calamagrostis ophiditis
 Information about  Calamagrostis ophitidis  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (CAOP2)

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

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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: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 02, 2015).

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