Taxon  Report   310 
Ammophila arenaria  (L.) Link
Beachgrass,  European beach grass, European beachgrass
Ammophila arenaria
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Ammophila arenaria
© 2014 Trent M. Draper
Ammophila arenaria
© 2003 Christopher L. Christie
Ammophila arenaria, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.
It is an invasive plant. The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as high (plant profile / CalWeedMapper).

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Ammophila arenaria
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Ammophila
Community:
Coastal Strand
Habitat: coastal [Walker]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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USDA PLANTS Profile (AMAR4)

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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]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 25, 2016).

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