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Report for Distichlis spicata (L.) Greene

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Family Poaceae
Genus Distichlis
Species spicata
Author (L.) Greene
Infraspecific
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • hydrohalophyte
Life form
  • Perennial grass
Ecotypes Yes
Max. salinity
70 dS/m
Germination YesAmen, R. D., G. E. Carter and R. J. Kelly (1970) Nature of Seed Dormancy and Germination in Salt Marsh Grass Distichlis-SpicataDrifmeyer, J. E. and J. C. Zieman (1979) Germination Enhancement and Inhibition of Distichlis-Spicata and Scirpus-Robustus Seeds from Virginia
Salt glands and bladders YesWarren, R. S. and P. M. Brockelman (1989) Photosynthesis, Respiration, and Salt-Gland Activity of Distichlis-Spicata in Relation to Soil-Salinity
Photosynthesis Pathway C4
Molecular data
Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status unknown
Bioremediation unknown
antioxidants
Secondary Metabolites
Compatible Solutes
Habitat
Economic use
  • 3100.0 Grazing
  • 4520.0 Sand stabilization
Distribution
Distribution (text)
  • North and Central and South America
Miscellaneous notes
References

Last Records approved
Submitted by T J Flowers
Aug 17th 2019, 12:20 pm

Approved by T J Flowers
Aug 17th 2019, 12:20 pm
Submitted by T J Flowers
Aug 16th 2019, 5:03 pm

Approved by T J Flowers
Aug 16th 2019, 5:05 pm
Submitted by T J Flowers
Aug 16th 2019, 4:50 pm

Approved by T J Flowers
Aug 16th 2019, 4:50 pm
Submitted by T J Flowers
Aug 16th 2019, 4:15 pm

Approved by T J Flowers
Aug 16th 2019, 4:15 pm
Submitted by T J Flowers
Aug 9th 2019, 12:22 pm

Approved by T J Flowers
Aug 9th 2019, 12:23 pm
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