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Spartina spartinae (Trin.) Merr. ex Hitchc.
Poaceae (Grass Family)
Synonym(s): Vilfa spartinae
USDA Symbol: SPSP
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
, TX Native Habitat:
Tidal flats, lagoons, Marshes
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Wet
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium
Soil Description: Sandy, Saline tolerant
Mr. Smarty Plants says
Reseeding with Gulf cordgrass, Spartina spartinae
May 23, 2007
Are the seeds of Spartina spartinae sterile? If not, when is the best time to harvest for replanting? We are involved in the restoration of the Bahia Grande section of the Laguna Atascosa National Wi...
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National Wetland Indicator Status
|Status:|| OBL || FAC |
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1
(Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here
for map of regions.
From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Texas Parks and Wildlife Department
- Austin, TX
Record Last Modified: 2014-01-31
Research By: TWC Staff