Saltmarsh Alkaligrass (Puccinellia fasciculata)


Puccinellia Fasciculata, or more commonly know as Saltmarsh Alkaligrass, is a graminoid of the genus Puccinellia. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Puccinellia Fasciculata or Saltmarsh Alkaligrass's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Arizona, Connecticut, Delaware, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Nevada, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Utah and Virginia.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Puccinellia
  • Family: Poaceae
  • Order: Cyperales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Graminoid
  • Native Status: L48 (N) CAN (I)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(OBL) 7(NI) 8(OBL)

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