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Calamagrostis canadensis var. macouniana

Calamagrostis canadensis (Michx.) P. Beauv. var. macouniana (Vasey) Stebbins

Macoun's Reedgrass

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Calamagrostis macouniana


USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Inflorescence: Panicle
Fruit Type: Caryopsis

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Time: Jun
Bloom Notes: The flowers (florets) of grasses is often minute and therefore not visible to the naked eye.


USA: CT , IA , IL , KY , MA , MI , MN , MO , MT , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NY , OH , PA , SD , WI , WY
Canada: NB , NS , PE

Additional resources

USDA: Find Calamagrostis canadensis var. macouniana in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Calamagrostis canadensis var. macouniana in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Calamagrostis canadensis var. macouniana


Record Modified: 2008-01-23
Research By: TWC Staff

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