Calamagrostis canadensis
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Hardiness Zone: 3-7 Height: 3-5 feet; 0.9-1.5 metres Sun: Full sun to part shade Water: Wet to Medium Wildlife: It provides good forage for deer, bison, and cattle. Waterfowl also eat the seeds. Blue-joint provides a valuable source of seed for birds as well as cover for ground-nesting birds such as grouse, sparrows, and warblers. It also provides cover for small mammals. Bloom Colour: Pink-green Culture: Blue-joint grass is easily grown in wet soils in full sun. It spreads quickly by shallow rhizomes. Plants can be divided in early to late spring or early fall. Noteworthy Characteristics: Blue Joint Grass is one of the more abundant native grasses on the continent. It is long-lived and very cold hardy. Blue-joint blooms in late spring to early summer with pink-green seeds that are attractive but not highly ornamental. The leaf blades are often bluish-green. Garden Uses: Natural landscapes