Calflora
Taxon  Report   1244    
Calamagrostis purpurascens  R. Br.
Purple reedgrass
Calamagrostis purpurascens, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Calamagrostis
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields, Mixed Evergreen Forest
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ICPN: Calamagrostis purpurascens var. purpurascens
More information about  Calamagrostis purpurascens
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAPU)


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 17, 2019).