Taxon  Report   1244 
Calamagrostis purpurascens  R. Br.
Purple reedgrass
Calamagrostis purpurascens
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Calamagrostis purpurascens, 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 purpurascens
© 2004 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Calamagrostis
Communities:
Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, Mixed Evergreen Forest
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
More information about  Calamagrostis purpurascens
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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 27, 2016).

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