Ruppia Maritima, or more commonly know as Widgeongrass, is a forb/herb (a forb/herb is a non-woody plant that is not a grass) with green foliage and green flowers of the genus Ruppia. It has a rapid growth rate and a height of 0.2 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring and summer, blooms during mid spring, is intolerant of shade and is routinely available commercially. Ruppia Maritima or Widgeongrass's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Alaska, Hawaii, Puerto Rico and The Virgin Islands, specifically in the states of Alaska, Alabama, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Oregon, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Texas, Virginia, Vermont and Washington.
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