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Calamagrostis porteri ssp. insperata

Calamagrostis porteri A. Gray ssp. insperata (Swallen) C.W. Greene

Porter's Reedgrass

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Calamagrostis insperata


USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Yellow , Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Jul , Aug , Sep


USA: AR , GA , IL , IN , KY , MO , OH , TN

Additional resources

USDA: Find Calamagrostis porteri ssp. insperata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Calamagrostis porteri ssp. insperata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Calamagrostis porteri ssp. insperata


Record Modified: 2018-04-09
Research By: CBR

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