Bluejoint Grass Calamagrostis canadensis
Grass Gramineae family

Flower Delicate small flowers; purple, lead-colored, or green

Form Branches hug the stem after flowering. Branches in bunches, inflorescence tan, wispy, slightly fuzzy
Medium-size to tall: 1.5-5 ft.

Ecology Native. Perennial

Habitat: Not very distinctive by itself, but easily recognizable in a big patch, this grass is very common in nothern bogs and swamps, where it covers large areas. The dried flower stalks remain for a while after flowering and overtop the leaves.

NWI status: FACW+

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