marram grass

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Related to Ammophila arenaria: Marram grass, European dune grass

mar·ram grass

 (măr′əm)
[Of Scandinavian origin; see mori- in Indo-European roots.]

marram grass

(ˈmærəm)
n
(Plants) any of several grasses of the genus Ammophila, esp A. arenaria, that grow on sandy shores and can withstand drying: often planted to stabilize sand dunes
[C17 marram, from Old Norse marálmr, from marr sea + hálmr haulm]

mar′ram grass`

(ˈmær əm)
n.
a beach grass, Ammophilaarenaria, that inhibits erosion.
[1630–40; orig. East Anglian dial.; < Old Norse marálmr=marr sea (see mere2) + hálmr grass (see haulm)]
Translations

marram grass

nStrandhafer m, → Dünengras nt
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It can concluded that the high protein, moderate fiber contents and high in vitro digestibility found in Ammophila arenaria, Trigonella maritime and Vicia monantha, Vicia sativa, Ononis vaginalis, Atriplex nummularia and Lycium shawii make them good quality wild forage plant species that can be used in ruminants' nutrition under Egyptian rangelands conditions.
Because restoration of degraded dune systems is occurring and likely to continue, we examined the occurrence of amphibians in drainages associated with a coastal dune ecosystem degraded by invasive plants (European Beachgrass, Ammophila arenaria, and Iceplant, Carpobrotus edulis).
2120 - Shifting dunes along the shoreline with Ammophila arenaria ("white dunes")
Like Ammophila arenaria caryopses grown in the laboratory [2], the caryopses of these species have an optimal germination in the temperature range 15-25[degrees]C.
05 m distance) randomly selected specimens of Elymus farctus (type 1), Ammophila arenaria (type 2), and Corema album (type 3).
Segun Borquez (1986), desde la promulgacion de estas medidas, 12,273 ha de terrenos de dunas han sido estabilizadas con Ammophila arenaria y Lupinus arboreus y ocupadas por planraciones de Pinus radiata, lo que representa el 84% del total de dunas libres en los campos de dunas de la provincia de Arauco.
Another invasive, European beachgrass, Ammophila arenaria, covers an additional 38 percent).
The most noteworthy dune species include the marram grasses Ammophila arenaria (on European coasts) and A.
Once it's too late, we can evaluate the loss of good grazing that follows the invasion of cheatgrass and yellow star thistle, or the compromising of dune ecology that follows the establishment of European beach grass, Ammophila arenaria.
The role of plant-parasitic nematodes and soil-borne fungi in the decline of Ammophila arenaria (L.
2250*); embryonic shifting dunes (2110); shifting dunes along the shoreline with Ammophila arenaria (2120 `white dunes`); wooded dunes with forests of Pinus pinea and/or P.