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(Plants) a ricegrass which grows in salt marshes
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Noun1.Spartina - grass of freshwater swamps and salt marshes of Europe, Africa, America, and South Atlantic islands
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Graminaceae, family Gramineae, family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, grass family, Poaceae - the grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds; sugar cane
cord grass, cordgrass - any of several perennial grasses of the genus Spartina; some important as coastal soil binders
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This is where the spartina grass begins to grow out into the open water.
2017), increases smooth cordgrass (Spartina alterniflora) productivity (Bertness 1984, Angelini et al.
He further recommended that the cultivation of value-added halophytes such as Salicornia, Sea Aster, Spartina alterniflora, Suaeda, etc.
Field studies were conducted in Spartina marshes at sites established within Barataria Bay (13 sites; 29.43[degrees]N 89.83[degrees]W) and Breton Sound (5 sites; 29.52[degrees]N 89.61[degrees]W) areas (Plaquemines Parish, Louisiana).
"Dorchester County is just acres upon acres of Spartina grasses, needlerushes and loblolly pines.
Our objective was to compare 2 techniques, sweep nets and insect vacuums, for collecting arthropods in the Spartina alterniflora Loiseleur-Deslongchamps (Poales: Poaceae) marshes of southern Louisiana.
Raffia party necklace (18") in pink by Spartina 449, $80; Patina's, 320 Central Ave., Laurel, 601.651.2533 4.
researched the effect of mowing on the competition of Phragmites australis and Spartina alterniflora in the Yangtze Estuary; Y.
Grasses and sedges to try include Acorus Gramineus Varigertus and Spartina Pectinata Aureomarginata which swirls, coils and dances in the slightest breeze like the long locks of a Bond Girl on a speed boat, at 1.5m is a spectacular dramatic grass.
The latest project for "Iron Chef" winner Stephen Kalt (chef at Caulfield's at Sixty Beverly Hills, after working at the Wynn Las Vegas) Is the transformation of the former Melgard Public House in West Hollywood Into Spartina, a 100-seat market-driven Italian eatery backed by Hollywood players like "Transformers" producer Lorenzo di Bonaventura.