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Vigorous, cool season grass for soil stabilization.

Vigorous, cool season grass for soil stabilization. USDA, NRCS. 2012. The PLANTS Database (, 5 October 2012). National Plant Data Team, Greensboro, NC 27401-4901 USA.

Calamagrostis canadensis

Canada Bluejoint

Calamagrostis canadensis is a cool season grass with green-tan foliage and pink-green seed heads. This plant is a strong, aggressive grower that spreads quickly via rhizomes and forms dense stands. Great for soil stabilization. 


3-5 ft

USDA Hardiness Zone:


Bloom Color:

Green, Tan

Calamagrostis canadensis Characteristics


  • Full Sun to Partial Shade

Soil Moisture Preference

  • Moist to Wet

Flowering Months

  • June

Interesting Notes:

For more information on this plant, visit the USDA PLANTS Database: