Plant. Photo: Bas Kers, Netherlands

Plant. Photo: Bas Kers, Netherlands

Line drawing in Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. Vol. 1: 268.

Common Name

Borrers Saltmarsh Grass




Introduced perennial grass to 60cm tall. Leaves with a hairless sheath at the base. Ligule a membrane without a fringe of hairs. Leaves 2-16cm long, 1-5mm wide, linear, flat, or folded together lengthwise, rough. Spikelets 3-7mm long. Mature seed groups cylindrical or spreading. Seeds with 0 bristles.

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