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This species is accepted, and its native range is Subarctic & Subalpine.
A specimen from Kew's Herbarium

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Morphology General Habit
Perennial; caespitose; clumped loosely. Rhizomes short, or elongated. Culms erect; 20-200 cm long; 4-8 -noded. Lateral branches lacking, or sparse. Leaf-sheaths smooth; glabrous on surface. Ligule an eciliate membrane; 6-10 mm long. Leaf-blades flat, or involute; 3-12 mm wide. Leaf-blade surface smooth, or scaberulous; rough adaxially; glabrous.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences
Inflorescence a panicle. Panicle open; lanceolate, or elliptic; dense, or loose; nodding; 5-35 cm long. Panicle branches scabrous. Spikelets solitary. Fertile spikelets pedicelled. Pedicels filiform.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Spikelets
Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension, or with a barren rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; laterally compressed; 2.5-8 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus bearded. Floret callus hairs 1-1.1 length of lemma.
Fertile
Spikelets comprising 1 fertile florets; without rhachilla extension, or with a barren rhachilla extension. Spikelets lanceolate; laterally compressed; 2.5-8 mm long; breaking up at maturity; disarticulating below each fertile floret. Floret callus bearded. Floret callus hairs 1-1.1 length of lemma.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Inflorescences Bracts Glume
Glumes persistent; similar; exceeding apex of florets; firmer than fertile lemma. Lower glume lanceolate; 1 length of upper glume; membranous; 1-keeled; 1 -veined. Lower glume lateral veins absent. Lower glume surface scabrous. Lower glume apex acute. Upper glume lanceolate; 2.5-8 mm long; 1.6-1.7 length of adjacent fertile lemma; membranous; 1-keeled; 1-3 -veined. Upper glume surface scabrous. Upper glume apex acute.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers Florets
Fertile lemma lanceolate; 1.5-5 mm long; membranous; without keel; 5 -veined. Lemma apex dentate; 2 -fid; awned; 1 -awned. Principal lemma awn from a sinus, or dorsal; arising 0.5-0.8 way up back of lemma; straight; 2-6.5 mm long overall; not or scarcely exserted from spikelet. Rhachilla extension pilose.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Flowers
Lodicules 2. Anthers 3; indehiscent; yellow. Stigmas 2.
Morphology Reproductive morphology Fruits
Caryopsis with adherent pericarp. Hilum punctiform. Disseminule comprising a floret.
Distribution
Europe: northern, central, southwestern, and eastern. Asia-temperate: Siberia, Soviet far east, Soviet Middle Asia, Caucasus, China, Mongolia, and eastern Asia. North America: Subarctic.
Reference
Aveneae. Fl Eur 1994.

Doubtfully present in:

Poland

Native to:

Alaska, Alberta, Aleutian Is., Altay, Amur, Austria, Baltic States, Belarus, Belgium, British Columbia, Buryatiya, California, Central European Rus, China North-Central, China South-Central, Chita, Colorado, Czechoslovakia, East European Russia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Great Britain, Greenland, Inner Mongolia, Ireland, Irkutsk, Japan, Kamchatka, Kazakhstan, Khabarovsk, Korea, Krasnoyarsk, Kuril Is., Labrador, Magadan, Manchuria, Manitoba, Minnesota, Mongolia, Montana, Netherlands, New Hampshire, New York, Newfoundland, North Caucasus, North European Russi, Northwest European R, Northwest Territorie, Nunavut, Ontario, Oregon, Primorye, Québec, Sakhalin, Saskatchewan, South European Russi, Sweden, Switzerland, Transcaucasus, Tuva, Vermont, Washington, West Siberia, Xinjiang, Yakutskiya, Yukon

Calamagrostis purpurea (Trin.) Trin. appears in other Kew resources:

Date Reference Identified As Barcode Type Status
s.coll. [s.n.], Kamchatka K000838297
s.coll. [s.n.], Kamchatka K000838296
Griffith ? [s.n.], India Deyeuxia elata K000098601 Unknown type material

First published in Gram. Unifl. Sesquifl.: 219 (1824)

Accepted by

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Literature

Kew Backbone Distributions

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