Taxon  Report   1234    
Calamagrostis bolanderi  Thurb.
Bolander's reedgrass
Calamagrostis bolanderi
© 2017 Hayley Ross
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Calamagrostis bolanderi
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Calamagrostis bolanderi
© 2017 Hayley Ross
Calamagrostis bolanderi, a monocot, is a perennial grass (rhizomatous) that is native to California, is endemic (limited) to California.
CNPS Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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Calamagrostis bolanderi
© 2009 Zoya Akulova
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Calamagrostis
Communities: Northern Coastal Scrub, Closed-cone Pine Forest, North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: meadows, freshwater-marsh, bogs/fens

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

More information about  Calamagrostis bolanderi
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 17, 2019).