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Synonyms for cordgrass

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The implications of the shift from estuarine habitat dominated by smooth cordgrass to black mangrove could be large shifts in community structure and ecosystem function.
When we arrived in the marsh, tussocks of cordgrass and black need-lerush poked up here and there from the glassy water.
In the Bay of Fundy of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick, Smooth Cordgrass (Spartina alterniflora), with its capacity to tolerate regular twice-daily submersion, dominates the low marsh.
All inshore coastline poses significant challenges for detection of and responses to stranded animals; the expansive estuary system has many remote areas and much of the shoreline consists of cordgrass (Spartina spp.
Nash Indian grass Spartina pectinata Link prairie cordgrass Sporobolus compositus (Poir.
Herbage yield, protein content, and carbohydrate reserves in gulf cordgrass (Spartina spartinae).
pilosa in a saltmarsh cordgrass [Spartina alterniflora Loisel (Poales: Poaceae)] dominated salt marsh on Sapelo Island, Georgia.
Common grasses were seacoast bluestem Schizachyrium scoparium, gulf cordgrass Spartina spartinae, sandbur Cenchrus incertus and purple threeawn Aristida purpurea (Gould 1978).
Morphology and biomass production of prairie cordgrass on marginal lands.
Palaemonetes pugio is the most studied caridean of the Western Atlantic where it is commonly found in SAV, smooth cordgrass Spartina alterniflora Loisel, soft substrates, logs and among mangrove roots (Posey & Hines 1991, Everett & Ruiz 1993, Cross & Stiven 1999).
Casler is also helping to establish plots in the north-central states for studying switchgrass, big bluegrass, indiangrass, and prairie cordgrass.
The low marsh areas were seeded with smooth cordgrass, which acts as a natural anchor for marsh sediment and can tolerate salt and low tides.
Smooth cordgrass (Spartina alterniflora) and gulf cordgrass (Spartina spartinae) are dominant aquatic macrophytes of the salt marsh.