American Beachgrass Calamagrostis breviligulata (Fernald) Saarela subsp. breviligulata    Synonyms: Ammophila breviligulata.
Kingdom Plantae   >   Division Tracheophyta   >   Class Magnoliopsida   >   Order Poales   >   Family Poaceae   >   Genus Calamagrostis   

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Found on ocean and bay beaches and dunes. Planted for erosion control (Terrell & Peterson, 2009).

There are 53 records in the project database.

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American Beachgrass in Kent Co., Maryland (11/17/2016). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

American Beachgrass in Kent Co., Maryland (11/17/2016). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

American Beachgrass on Assateague Island, Maryland (10/13/2012). Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

American Beachgrass in Worcester Co., Maryland (8/9/2017). Photo by Sue Muller. (MBP list)

American Beachgrass in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (10/15/2013). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

American Beachgrass in Wicomico Co., Maryland (5/4/2019). (c) Ashley M Bradford, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Ashley Bradford. (MBP list)

American Beachgrass in Wicomico Co., Maryland (5/4/2019). (c) Ashley M Bradford, some rights reserved (CC BY-NC). Photo by Ashley Bradford. (MBP list)

American Beachgrass in St. Mary's Co., Maryland (12/17/2017). Photo by Tyler Bell. (MBP list)


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