Calamagrostis canadensis

Calamagrostis canadensis

Bluejoint reedgrass

Cool season, sod forming, robust, native perennial found on wetland and riparian sites. Performs well at low to high elevations. May become dominant in the northern extent of its range. Good forage producer and highly palatable when young, but poor palatability when mature. Excellent for rehabilitating wet soils.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
25 
in. or taller
Season: 
Cool
Life Form: 
Sodformer
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
14 
in. - Wetland adapted
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Full Shade
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Best
Fine: 
Marginal

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Average
Neutral: 
Average
Basic: 
Marginal
Seeding Rate: 
- 4 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
4.30 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
2,270,000
Planting Season: 
Spring
Fall
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes