Taxon  Report   7703    
Spartina patens  (Aiton) Muhl.
Salt meadow cord grass,  Saltmeadow cordgrass
Spartina patens, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: Limited
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Spartina
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Spartina patens var. juncea
PLANTS: Spartina patens var. monogyna
PLANTS: Spartina pumila
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More information about  Spartina patens

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jun 18, 2019).