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Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Overdam'
Common name: Feather reed grass
Calamagrostis x acutiflora 'Overdam' is a cool season clumping grass. The narrow, pointed, green blades ('acutifolia') are edged in white, and it sports pink-green flowers. It is in the Ornamental Grass Garden. More information. Reed grass, or smallreed is often reed-like, hence the common name. 'Kalamos' is the Greek word for grass. There are about 260 species, 3 of which we have in our Garden.
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