saltmarsh cordgrass, smooth cordgrass
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 2-6 ft
Flower Color: yellow
Noted for: Interesting foliage
Recommended Uses: Used for shoreline protection. A major saltmarsh plant. Useful for erosion control.
Propagation: Division or seed.
Salt Tolerance: Highly salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam
Larval food for Louisiana eyed silkmoth (Automeris louisiana) Birds and other animals eat the seeds.
Native Habitats: Salt marsh, tidal flats, beaches.
Distribution and Planting Zones
Map is based on minimum winter temperatures
Suitable to grow in: