Calamagrostis canadensis var. canadensis  
Family: Poaceae
big reed grass, blue-joint grass
[Calamagrostis atropurpurea Nash, Calamagrostis canadensis var. pallida (Michx.) P.Beauv., Calamagrostis canadensis var. robusta (Michx.) P.Beauv., Calamagrostis canadensis var. typica (Michx.) P.Beauv., Calamagrostis expansa var. robusta Rickett & Gilly, Calamagrostis inexpansa var. cuprea A.Gray]
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Etymology: Calamagrostis: from Greek mythological figure Kalamos, the son of Maiandros (aka Meander), god of the Meander River and agrostis for "grass"
Plants: perennial grass
Conservation Status: Native
Calamagrostis canadensis var. canadensis image
Calamagrostis canadensis var. canadensis image
Calamagrostis canadensis var. canadensis image
Calamagrostis canadensis var. canadensis image