Elymus mollis American Dunegrass

  • Plant type
    • Perennial
  • Native or non-native
    • Native
  • Sun & shade levels
    • Full Sun
    • Part Shade
  • Soil conditions
    • Some Moisture
    • Moist & Well-Drained
    • Wet

A robust perennial grass, 2-4 feet tall, with thick spreading rhizomes. The thick grayish leaves were used by natives for weaving. It provides excellent habitat for seabirds on coastal dunes, and sandy or gravelly beaches.

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