Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


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Family Poaceae
Calamagrostis canadensis (Michx.) P.Beauv. var. canadensis
big reed grass, blue-joint grass
Calamagrostis: from Greek mythological figure Kalamos, the son of Maiandros (aka Meander), god of the Meander River and agrostis for "grass"
canadensis: of or referring to Canada
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial grass

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All Calamagrostis list Google- Images or Text
Calamagrostis anomala Suksd.
Calamagrostis atropurpurea Nash
Calamagrostis canadensis (Michx.) P.Beauv. var. acuminata Vasey ex Shear & Rydb.
Calamagrostis canadensis (Michx.) P.Beauv. var. pallida (Vasey & Scribn.) Stebbins
Calamagrostis canadensis (Michx.) P.Beauv. var. robusta Vasey
Calamagrostis canadensis (Michx.) P.Beauv. var. typica Stebbins
Calamagrostis expansa Rickett & Gilly var. robusta (Vasey) Stebbins
Calamagrostis inexpansa A.Gray var. cuprea Kearney
Calamagrostis inexpansa A.Gray var. robusta (Vasey) Stebbins

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