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     Beach Grass is a tall, somewhat shiny grass used extensively to stabilize beaches and sand dunes.  It forms deep roots and spreads by underground stems, or rhizomes.  


     With showy foliage all summer long, Beach Grass is an essential plant for beach areas, and it is tolerant of salt spray, drought, sun, strong winds and occasional flooding.  It can even withstand partial burial in sand.


     It's also an excellent choice for a sandy garden as long as it has ample room to spread.

Beach Grass

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    • Latin: Ammophila breviligulata
    • Height: 3 feet
    • Spacing: 12 inches
    • Light: Full sun 
    • Soil: Sand, well-drained
    • Landscape: Sand dunes along the East Coast; sandy gardens
    • Native range here


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