University of Rhode Island

Ammophila breviligulata

American Beach Grass

Coarse deciduous grass with narrow, grayish green leaves, yellowish brown in autumn, dries well. Spreads by rhizome. Full sun. Tolerates sand, drought, heat, salt, and wind. Native to RI. 18-36".

C. Ford @ USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database

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