Calflora
Taxon  Report   7702    
Spartina gracilis  Trin.
Alkali cord grass,   Alkali cordgrass
Spartina gracilis, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb (rhizomatous) that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
California Rare Plant Rank: 4.2 (limited distribution).   CNDDB
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Observation Search
(69 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: Poaceae  
Genus: Spartina

Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands

Habitat: meadows, marsh

Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, Sagebrush Scrub, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + CNPS + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSSporobolus hookerianus
More information about  Spartina gracilis

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]. 2021. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 04/11/2021).