Spartina pectinata, Prairie Cordgrass

Spartina pectinata, Prairie Cordgrass
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  • Item #: GP27
  • Aquatic animal habitat support:
  • Average Wildlife Value:
  • Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture:
  • Erosion Control:
  • FACW- Usually occur in wetlands, but may occur in non-wetlands:
  • Flood Tolerant:
  • Grass/ Sedge/ Rush:
  • Herbaceous Emergent:
  • Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay:
  • Moist Soil:
  • Native to Coastal Regions:
  • OBL- Almost always occur in wetlands:
  • Occasionally wet soil (non tidal):
  • Perennial:
  • Saline tolerant:
  • Salt Tolerant:
  • Sandy soil, coarse texture:
  • Small Mammals:
  • Songbirds:
  • Threatened / Endangered:
  • Waterfowl:
  • Wet soil (Tidal):
  • Full Sun:
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Spartina pectinata 

Common Name(s):      Prairie cordgrass

Mature height :      4-7ft

Bloom Time:July-September

Sun Exposure:  Full Sun     

Soil moisture:    Wet

Soil Ph:5.3-7.5

Soil Type: Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture        

Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay                           

Sandy soil, coarse texture 

Salinity:        0-35ppt                                                                             

Native Habitat:           coastal salt and brackish tidal marshes, irregularly flooded marsh at or above mean high tide          

Notes:        Forms large mats, excellent for shore erosion control, stabilization                            

Flood Tolerant          Erosion Control                

Average Wildlife Value:      SongbirdsGame Birds           Small Mammals                Waterfowl         

OBL- Almost always occur in wetlands                                                                                                         

Native to Coastal Regions                                                                                     

Threatened / Endangered:Oregon, Washington

Native Perennial Grass / Sedge / Rush

Native Herbaceous Emergent

Aquatic animal habitat support

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