Taxon  Report   1246 
Calamagrostis stricta  (Timm) Koeler  ssp. inexpansa  (A. Gray) C.W. Greene
Narrow spiked Reedgrass,  Thurber's Reed grass, northern reedgrass
Calamagrostis stricta ssp. inexpansa, a monocot, is a perennial herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Calamagrostis stricta ssp. inexpansa
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Calamagrostis stricta ssp. inexpansa
© 2007 Steve Matson
Calamagrostis stricta ssp. inexpansa
© 2007 Steve Matson
Freshwater Wetlands, Northern Coastal Scrub, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Habitat: freshwater-marsh [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.5 (weak indicator)   [Safford et al 2005]
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Calamagrostis
Parent Record Calamagrostis stricta.
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PLANTS: Calamagrostis californica
PLANTS: Calamagrostis inexpansa var. brevior
PLANTS: Calamagrostis inexpansa var. novae-angliae
PLANTS: Calamagrostis labradorica
PLANTS: Calamagrostis lacustris
PLANTS: Calamagrostis lapponica var. brevipilis
PLANTS: Calamagrostis pickeringii var. lacustris
PLANTS: Calamagrostis robertii
PLANTS: Calamagrostis stricta var. brevior
PLANTS: Calamagrostis inexpansa var. barbulata
PLANTS: Calamagrostis hyperborea var. stenodes
PLANTS: Calamagrostis canadensis var. acuminata
PLANTS: Calamagrostis canadensis var. arcta
PLANTS: Calamagrostis chordorrhiza
PLANTS: Calamagrostis expansa
PLANTS: Calamagrostis fernaldii
PLANTS: Calamagrostis hyperborea var. americana
PLANTS: Calamagrostis hyperborea var. elongata
PLANTS: Calamagrostis stricta var. lacustris
TJM2 + PLANTS: Calamagrostis crassiglumis
TJM2 + PLANTS: Calamagrostis inexpansa
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Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

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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: Apr 01, 2015).

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