Seashore Saltgrass Distichlis spicata (Linnaeus) GreeneCoastal Plain only  Synonyms: Saltgrass.

Status:

Common in salt marshes (Terrell & Peterson, 2009).

Relationships:

Seashore Saltgrass is a host plant for Salt Marsh Skipper and possibly Aaron's Skipper.

There are 55 records in the project database.

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Seashore Saltgrass in Dorchester Co., Maryland (8/27/2015). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Seashore Saltgrass in Somerset Co., Maryland (8/29/2013). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Saltgrass blooming in Worcester Co., Maryland (9/13/2013). Photo by Jim Brighton. (MBP list)

Seashore Saltgrass in Dorchester Co., Maryland (9/1/2017). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)

Saltgrass in Somerset Co., Maryland (8/29/2013). Photo by Jim Stasz. (MBP list)

Seashore Saltgrass (winter aspect) in Somerset Co., Maryland (1/20/2018). Identified by Jim Brighton. Photo by Bill Hubick. (MBP list)

Seashore Saltgrass in Somerset Co., Maryland (9/12/2017). Photo by Wayne Longbottom. (MBP list)


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