Taxon  Report   9745 
Calamagrostis canadensis  (Michx.) P. Beauv.  var. canadensis 
Calamagrostis canadensis var. canadensis, 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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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Calamagrostis
Parent Record Calamagrostis canadensis.
Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS
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PLANTS: Calamagrostis anomala
PLANTS: Calamagrostis inexpansa var. robusta
PLANTS: Calamagrostis inexpansa var. cuprea
PLANTS: Calamagrostis hyperborea
PLANTS: Calamagrostis expansa var. robusta
PLANTS: Calamagrostis canadensis var. typica
PLANTS: Calamagrostis canadensis var. robusta
PLANTS: Calamagrostis canadensis var. pallida
PLANTS: Calamagrostis canadensis var. imberbis
PLANTS: Calamagrostis atropurpurea
PLANTS: Calamagrostis scribneri
 More information about  Calamagrostis canadensis var. canadensis
Location Suitability

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:   (Accessed: Nov 25, 2015).

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