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Noun1.Calamagrostis - reed grassCalamagrostis - reed grass        
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Graminaceae, family Gramineae, family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, grass family, Poaceae - the grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds; sugar cane
reed grass - any of various tall perennial grasses of the genus Calamagrostis having feathery plumes; natives of marshland fens and wet woodlands of temperate northern hemisphere
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By the early 2000s white birch regeneration and other deciduous shrubs were browsed to the point that grasses (particularly Calamagrostis canadensis) dominated large tracts, preventing germination and suppressing growth of tree seedlings.
Forest fragments were embedded in high Andean Puna grassland dominated by Calamagrostis antoniana and Festuca dolicophylla (Poaceae) (Fernandez et al.
TO create a seamless late-flowering border, look to nature for inspiration and plant feather reed grass, Calamagrostis Karl Foerster with the Michaelmas daisies Aster novi-belgii Coombe Rosemary and Ada Ballard and agapanthus in interlocking bold drifts.
Our data show that deep irrigation influenced nest placement and success of Marsh Grassbirds as Calamagrostis was replaced by aquatic grasses.
Factors such as a paucity of established trees on many sites and a potential expansion of Calamagrostis may perpetuate the observed lack of forest development.
Jundzill indicated: "We found very rare species and species which have never been found before, such as Callitriche intermedia, Circaea alpina, Circaea intermedia, Calamagrostis schleicheri, Koeleria cristata, Sesleria caerulea, Scirpus caricinus, Primula farinosa, Salsola kali, Chenopodium villosum, Ribes alpinum, Swertia perennis, Lunaria rediviva, Alyssum montanum, Cakile maritima, Dentaria bulbifera, Taxus baccata, Betula nana, Myrica and many other cryptogams".
Fisher Tomlin says that yew hedges combined with grasses such as Calamagrostis x acutifolia 'Karl Foerster' and Miscanthus sinensis provide a great contrasting foliage look.
The dominant graminoids were Andropogon gerardii, Calamagrostis canadensis (bluejoint grass), C.
Limestone detritus cropped out everywhere between and beneath the young trees and/or among the spontaneous pioneer ground vegetation (Tussilago farfara, Calamagrostis arundinacea, Chamanerion angustifolium, Ramischia secunda, etc.