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Eustachys glauca

Eustachys glauca Chapm.

Saltmarsh Finger Grass, Saltmarsh Fingergrass

Poaceae (Grass family)

Synonym(s): Chloris glauca

USDA Symbol: EUGL5

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 5 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Brown
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep , Oct


USA: AL , FL , GA , MS , NC , SC
Native Habitat: Margins of low woods and in ditches and brackish marshes.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Status: FACW
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.

Web Reference

Webref 38 - Flora of North America - beta site (2019) Missouri Botanical Garden, St. Louis, MO & Harvard University Herbaria, Cambridge, MA.
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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


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

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