Spartina bakeri

sand cordgrass

Poaceae (Gramineae)

wildlife plant  


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Plant Specifics

Form: grass
Life Span: long-lived perennial
Size: Height: 3-4 (6) ft
Phenology: evergreen
Noted for: Interesting foliage

Landscaping

Recommended Uses: Large clump-forming grass with uses as tall groundcover, specimen plant, or border plant. Nice along edges of ponds and water features.
Propagation: Seed or division of clumps.
Availability: Native nurseries, FNPS plant sales, Seed
Light: light requirement  
Moisture Tolerance:
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Salt Tolerance: Highly salt tolerant
Soil or other substrate: Sand, loam

Ecology

Wildlife:
wildlife plant  
Native Habitats: Wet prairie, edges of marshes, but mostly inland--rarely coastal.

Distribution and Planting Zones

Natural Range

USDA Zones:

Map is based on minimum winter temperatures

Suitable to grow in:
   8A,8B,9A,9B,10A,10B