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Calamovilfa gigantea (Nutt.) Scribn. & Merr.
Giant sandreed, Prairie sandreed
Poaceae (Grass Family)
Synonym(s): Calamagrostis gigantea
USDA Symbol: CAGI3
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct
Bloom Notes: The flowers (florets) of grasses are often minute and therefore not visible to the naked eye.
, UT Native Habitat:
Sand dunes, Hillsides, Slopes
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Dry
Soil Description: Sandy, Sandy Loam
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
- Austin, TX
Record Last Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff