Taxon  Report   310 
Ammophila arenaria  (L.) Link
Beachgrass, European beach grass, European beachgrass
Ammophila arenaria, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as high (plant profile / CalWeedMapper ).

 

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Ammophila arenaria
© 2009 Barry Rice
Ammophila arenaria
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Community: Coastal Strand
Habitat: coastal [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Ammophila
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Ammophila arenaria  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (AMAR4)

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website references on Google

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 01, 2014).

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