Blue Joint grows as a large creeping grass in wet places or meadows from Manitoba to New Mexico, Newfoundland to California. In California Blue-joint lives from about Tulare Co. north in the Sierras, and Mendocino county north in the coast ranges. This range is largely limited by rainfall. If you water a little this grass will grow anywhere.
(Syn. Arundo canadensis, C. michauxii, Arundo fissa, Deyeuxia, Calamagrostis langsdorfii var. acuminata, C. oregonensis, C. pallida, C. lactea, C. inexpansa cuprea)
Calamagrostis canadensis tolerates sand, clay and seasonal flooding.
Foliage of Calamagrostis canadensis has color reddish-green and is stressdeciduous.
Flower of Calamagrostis canadensis has color na.
Communities for Calamagrostis canadensis:Freshwater Marsh, Mountain Meadow, Riparian (rivers & creeks) and Sub-Alpine Forest.