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Calamagrostis koelerioides
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Scientific classification
Genus:
Calamagrostis
Species:
koelerioides
Synonyms

Calamagrostis densa

Calamagrostis koelerioides, the fire reedgrass, is a species of grass native to western North America in the United States. It ranges from western Wyoming to Washington state, south to Mexico. It is found in many habitat types.

Fire reedgrass is a perennial bunch grass with culms growing up to 80 cm (31 in) long. The inflorescence is a dense array of spikelets with the individual branches bunched parallel along the stem. Each rough spikelet is about 6 mm (0.24 in) long and has a stiff, bent or twisted awn.

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