Calflora
Taxon  Report   9745    
Calamagrostis canadensis  (Michx.) P. Beauv.  var. canadensis 
Bluejoint
Calamagrostis canadensis var. canadensis
© 2014 Gerald Carr
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Calamagrostis canadensis var. canadensis
© 2014 Gerald Carr
Calamagrostis canadensis var. canadensis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Calamagrostis canadensis var. canadensis
© 2014 Gerald Carr
Communities: Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Calamagrostis anomala
PLANTS: Calamagrostis inexpansa var. robusta
PLANTS: Calamagrostis inexpansa var. cuprea
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More information about  Calamagrostis canadensis var. canadensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (CACAC10)

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: Oct 23, 2018).

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