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Ammophila champlainensis

Ammophila champlainensis Seymour

Champlain Beachgrass

Poaceae (Grass family)


USDA Symbol: AMCH6

USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Size Notes: Up to about 3 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul


USA: MA , ME , NY , VT
Native Distribution: Listed as endangered in New York and Vermont.
Native Habitat: Sand dunes and dry, sandy shores.

Additional resources

USDA: Find Ammophila champlainensis in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Ammophila champlainensis in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Ammophila champlainensis


Record Modified: 0000-00-00
Research By: CBR

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