Taxon  Report   7703 
Spartina patens  (Aiton) Muhlenb.
salt meadow cord grass,  saltmeadow cordgrass
Spartina patens , 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 limited (plant profile / CalWeedMapper ).

 

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Spartina patens
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Spartina patens
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Community: wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Occurs almost always under natural conditions in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Spartina
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Other Names:
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PLANTS: Spartina patens var. juncea
PLANTS: Spartina patens var. monogyna
 Information about  Spartina patens  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (SPPA)

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

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: Sep 20, 2014).

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