Genus: Calamagrostis

reed grass

The genera Agrostis, Calamagrostis, and Deyeuxia are closely related. Some taxonomists would place most of our species of Calamagrostis within the genus Deyeuxia, but genetic evidence does not support this. Reference: Marr et al. (2007).

Family

Poaceae (grass family)

This Genus’s Species in New England:

Visit this genus in the Dichotomous Key