Definition of Calamagrostis
1. Noun. Reed grass.
Generic synonyms: Liliopsid Genus, Monocot Genus, Family Graminaceae, Family Gramineae, Family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, Grass Family, Poaceae
Member holonyms: Reed Grass
Lexicographical Neighbors of Calamagrostis
Literary usage of Calamagrostis
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Flora scotica, or, A description of Scottish plants, arranged both according by William Jackson Hooker (1821)
"Calyces \-flowered (calamagrostis of authors), t Corolla awned. HAB. ... A, calamagrostis (small Reed), panicle erect diffuse, cal. valves acuminate, ..."
2. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1900)
"calamagrostis Canadensis, Beauv. * " acuminata, Gray. * " Selago, L. One could not expect, in so short a time, to make more than a preliminary ..."
3. The Book of Grasses: An Illustrated Guide to the Common Grasses, and the by Mary Francis Baker (1912)
"The seeds ripen early, and in some localities the grass is a difficult one to find in bloom, as Blue-joint Grass calamagrostis canadensis ..."