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Bluejoint Reedgrass

Calamagrostis canadensis, native

  • Long-lived, cool season perennial
  • Good source of spring forage for livestock and wildlife
  • Very winter-hardy
  • Dominant species on disturbed wetland sites – can become a problem weed species for forest stand establishment
  • Bluish-green leaves
  • Very small seed so generally slow, poor seedling vigour

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Characteristics Table
Growth HabitRhizomatous
Flood ToleranceExcellent
Drought ToleranceGood
Salt ToleranceGood
Soil PHAcidic to Neutral
Soil TypeMedium to Moderately Fine
Approx. Seeds/lb2,270,000
Canopy Mature HeightUp to 2m

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