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 is endemic (limited) to California.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   8th Edition

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

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Calamagrostis
Serpentine 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


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: May 26, 2019).