marram grass

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Related to Ammophila arenaria: Marram grass, European dune grass

marram grass:

see beach grassbeach grass
or marram grass
, any species of the genus Ammophila, perennial grasses used to control the shifting of sand dunes, thereby protecting sandy coastal areas. The European beach grass (A.
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marram grass

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
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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.
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.
Biological flora of the British Isles: Ammophila arenaria (L.