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Distichlis spicata
desert saltgrass Grass Family
Distichlis spicata Poaceae
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English common names
  •desert saltgrass
  •marsh spikegrass
  •inland saltgrass
  •seashore saltgrass
Spanish common names
  •grama salada
  •zacate salado
accepted scientific name
  •Distichlis spicata (L.) Greene
rules for finding collection records
  •Distichlis spicata (212)
  •Distichlis stricta (0)
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Image Author: ©2011 Matt Lavin
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Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Grass
Plant Observed second week of September thru third week of May

How Likely at this Location (83%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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Salt Marsh
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