The genera Agrostis, Calamagrostis, and Deyeuxia are closely related. Some taxonomists would place most of our species of Calamagrostis within the genus Deyeuxia, but genetic evidence does not support this. Reference: Marr et al. (2007).
This Genus’s Species in New England:
- Calamagrostis canadensis
- Calamagrostis cinnoides
- Calamagrostis epigejos
- Calamagrostis pickeringii
- Calamagrostis stricta
Visit this genus in the Dichotomous Key