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Last updated 1/4/2012 by Ben Legler.
Ammophila arenaria (L.) Link ssp. arenaria[FNA24, HC2]
European beach grass

Publication: Hort. Berol. 1: 105. 1827.

Origin: Introduced

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA24: "Ammophila arenaria is a European species that has become naturalized in most temperate countries. It was introduced along the Pacific coast and in the interior of western North America as a sand binder.

North American plants belong to Ammophila arenaria (L.) Link subsp. arenaria, in which the glumes exceed the lemma and the callus hairs are about 2-3 mm long. It is native from northern and western Europe to northwestern Spain."

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