Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Calamovilfa longifolia (Hook.) Scribn. image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           
Family Poaceae
Calamovilfa longifolia (Hook.) Scribn.
prairie sand-reed
Calamovilfa: from Greek mythological figure Kalamos, the son of Maiandros (aka Meander), god of the Meander River and vilfa, an early name appled to a genus of grass
longifolia: longus for "long, extended;" folius for "leaves"
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial grass
(Glossary)

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Grass drawing
Drawing by Agnes Chase from Norman C. Fassett's Grasses of Wisconsin
Synonyms 
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