Calflora
Taxon  Report   10285    
Puccinellia maritima  (Huds.) Parl.
Seaside alkaligrass
Puccinellia maritima
© 2009 Whitney Thornton
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Puccinellia maritima
© 2011 Michael Perlmutter
Puccinellia maritima, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to Californiais also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Plant Characteristics
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Puccinellia maritima
© 2011 Michael Perlmutter
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Puccinellia
Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Coastal Sage Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Glyceria maritima
PLANTS: Puccinellia americana
More information about  Puccinellia maritima
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Photos on Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (PUMA)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 18, 2018).

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