marram grass


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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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On the basis of the variations in wind velocity at different heights it is estimated that, from the middle point of the beach towards the foredune toe, the wind velocity within the 0.2-1.0 m layer decreased as a result of changes in topography and the presence of marram grass, but increased (convergence in upper isovels of the wind flow) above that level (1.5-2.0 m) (Fig.
However, successive embryo dune colonization by marram grass appeared to signify a change from stability to erosion in the foredunes and subsequent deflation of the dune peak in 1996, possibly as a result of a negative upper beach sediment budget, due to limited availability of loose sand.
With an ever changing menu, a focus on provenance and a 14 acre kitchen garden, The Marram Grass is a relaxed Anglesey restaurant with a top class menu and a fresh look at good, locally sourced food.
As well as being an important habitat for wildlife, the sand dunes are vital as a natural sea defence - it is the deep root network of the marram grass that stabilises the dunes allowing them to perform this essential function.
This series has been celebrating 70 years of the NHS and the south Liverpool-born chef, who co-owns the renowned Marram Grass cafe, in North Wales, has revealed it's a subject close to his heart.
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The Marram Grass Cafe, housed in an old potting shed with a tin roof in Newborough, Anglesey, is a new entry in the 2016 Good Food Guide.
Donna Nook's seals can be easily seen among the dunes and marram grass and close to the surf, so with a long enough lens, you can easily frame a seal snoozing in its natural habitat or splashing in the waves.
Pupils from Christ Church CofE primary school, in Bootle, visited the Formby sand dunes yesterday and added marram grass in a bid to stabilise their movement.
But wind, combined with the dunes, tight fairways and thick marram grass makes this a daunting 18 holes.
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The Marram Grass coowner fended off tough competition from some of the UK's top chefs in the final round aired on TV last night scoring 10 out of 10 from all four judges.