Taxon  Report   7702 
Spartina gracilis  Trin.
Alkali cord grass,  Alkali cordgrass
Spartina gracilis
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Spartina gracilis, a monocot, is a perennial grass (rhizomatous) that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
It is included in the CNPS Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants on list 4.2 (limited distribution).   7th Edition  /  8th Edition

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Spartina gracilis
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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Spartina
Sagebrush Scrub, Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian
Habitat: meadows, marsh [CNPS Inventory]
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + CNPS + PLANTS + JM93
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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:   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2016).

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