Puccinellia
alkaligrass
6 species
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Puccinellia distansweeping alkaligrass, European alkali grass
Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades in Washington; North-central British Columbia south, chiefly east of the Cascades, to California, east through most of Canada and to the east base of the Rockies.
Habitat: Moist soil, especially where alkaline.
Origin: Introduced
Flowers: June-August
Puccinellia lemmoniiLemmon's alkali grass
Origin: Native
Flowers: June - July
Puccinellia maritimacoast alkaligrass
Origin: Introduced
Puccinellia nutkaensisNootka alkali grass, shining alkali grass
Origin: Native
Puccinellia nuttallianaNuttall's alkali grass
Distribution: Occurring on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; Alaska to California, east to Minnesota, Kansas, eastern and eastern North America.
Habitat: Coastal salt marshes and inland alkali shores and stream banks.
Origin: Native
Flowers: June-August
Puccinellia pumiladwarf alkali grass
Origin: Native
Flowers: June - August