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Spartina pectinata (Prairie Cordgrass) whole plant/field shot
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Spartina pectinata
Prairie Cordgrass

An aggressive grass; the root system provides erosion control on streambanks; a source of cover for waterfowl, songbirds and small mammals.

General Product Information:

Item Number: SPAPEC01
Species Type: Native
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Classification: Herbaceous Perennial
Characteristics: A rhizomatous, sod-forming warm season species.
Habitat: Sandy shores, alluvial flats.
Bloom Period: July to August
Foliage Color: Green
Height: Up to 6.5 Ft
Minimum Root Depth: 18 in
pH: 6.0 – 8.5

Indicator Regions (view map & key):

Northcentral & Northeast: FACW
Midwest: FACW
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: OBL
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: OBL


Shade: Full Sun
Drought: Low
Salt: High

Seed Information:

Approximate seeds per lb: 639,000
Seeding Rate: When used as part of a mix, ensure that the mix consists of not less than 1.0% and not more than 25.0% of the total.
Truax Seedbox: Fluffy



Price: $79.20/lb (PLS)

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