Calamagrostis canadensis

Calamagrostis canadensis


Blue Joint Grass Category:


Key Information:

Soil: Hydric (Wet) – Mesic (Medium)
Sun: Full Sun – Part Sun
Height: 3-5 feet
Type: Cool-season, perennial, rhizomatous grass

More Detail:

Suggested Uses: This is a valuable grass for shoreline or moist prairie restoration projects and large rain gardens. Great for shoreline/bank stabilization. Can be aggressive.

Native Range: Native throughout the U.S. except for in the South. Native throughout Minnesota.

Wildlife: Forage for big game and livestock.

More information: USDA PLANT profile

Photo credit: Robert H. Mohlenbrock @ USDA-NRCS

Additional information

Weight 2 lbs



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