Calamagrostis canadensis

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Scientific name: Calamagrostis canadensis
Common name: Blue-joint Reedgrass
Family: Poaceae
Description: Wet-moist habitat; dense stands 2-5 feet tall; leaves 4-12 inches long, 1/3 inch across. Description excerpt from

The first photo was taken in Lincoln Park east of Breckenridge in August, 2014, with a Nikon D300S and Nikkor-Micro 70-180mm f/4.5-5.6 lens; the second with a Sony RSX100III camera.

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