Spartina foliosa

California Cord-Grass

Plant family: Poaceae - Grass


Plant type: Grass-like

Plant origin: N/A, California

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Flower Color Brown
Blooming Season Spring, Summer
Height 2-3 feet
Spread 1-5 feet
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Coastal Salt Marsh, Riparian

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Clay, Sandy Loam

Special Characteristic

Fire Resistance, Good in Containers

Plant Highlights

This low growing segde grass has a light green blade nad grows in clumps via rhizomes. The flowers a brown and are form tails at the tops of the grasses. It does best in moist to wet soils, found commonly near or in water. It is a perennial grass that grows along most of the west coast and provides shelter for birds, mammals, and amphibians

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