Calflora
Taxon  Report   1239    
Calamagrostis foliosa  Kearney
Leafy reed grass,  Leafy reedgrass
Calamagrostis foliosa, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and and is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   CNPS Inventory

It is listed by the State of California as Rare .
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Observation Search
(57 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Calamagrostis

Ultramafic affinity: 1.7; (weak indicator)

Habitat: coastal

Communities: North Coastal Coniferous Forest, Northern Coastal Scrub

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Calamagrostis sylvatica var. longifolia
More information about  Calamagrostis foliosa
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (CAFO)


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 09, 2020).