Ammophila breviligulata Fernald

  • Authority

    Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

  • Family


  • Scientific Name

    Ammophila breviligulata Fernald

  • Description

    Species Description - Culms glabrous, 5–10 dm; sheaths glabrous; ligules 1–3 mm; ovate or truncate; blades 4–8 mm wide when unrolled, scabrous above; infl dense, 1–4 dm × 1–2.5 cm, its base often enclosed in the upper sheath; glumes subequal, 10–15 mm, scabrous on the keel or throughout; lemma shorter than the glumes, scaberulous; callus-hairs 1–3 mm; prolongation of the rachilla 2 mm, hairy; 2n=28. Dunes and dry sandy shores, along all the Great Lakes, along Lake Champlain, and along the Atlantic from Nf. to N.C.