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Report for Distichlis spicata (L.) Greene

updated: Jan 18th 2018, 11:41 am see all updates
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Family Poaceae
Genus Distichlis
Species spicata
Author (L.) Greene
Infraspecific subsp.
Infraspecfic Author
Pictures
Plant type
  • psammophile
Previously was:
  • hydrohalophyte
  • Life form
    • Perennial grass
    Ecotypes Yes
    Max. salinity
    28 dS/mDiaz, F. J., S. E. Benes and S. R. Grattan (2013) Field performance of halophytic species under irrigation with saline drainage water in the San Joaquin Valley of CaliforniaHoward, RJ; Biagas, J; Allain, L (2016) Growth of Common Brackish Marsh Macrophytes Under Altered Hydrologic and Salinity Regimes
    Previously was: 70
    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 YesMarcum, K. B. (1999) Salinity tolerance mechanisms of grasses in the subfamily ChloridoideaeWarren, R. S. and P. M. Brockelman (1989) Photosynthesis, Respiration, and Salt-Gland Activity of Distichlis-Spicata in Relation to Soil-Salinity
    Photosynthesis Pathway C4Lee, SH; Megonigal, PJ; Kang, H (2017) How do Elevated CO2 and Nitrogen Addition Affect Functional Microbial Community Involved in Greenhouse Gas Flux in Salt Marsh System
    Molecular data
    • DNA and RNABell, HL; Columbus, JT (2008) Proposal for an expanded Distichlis (Poaceae, Chloridoideae): Support from molecular, morphological, and anatomical characters
    Previously was: empty
    Microbial interactions and mycorrhizal status YesPalacio-Rodriguez, R; Coria-Arellano, JL; Lopez-Bucio, J; Sanchez-Salas, J; Muro-Perez, G; Castaneda-Gaytan, G; Saenz-Mata, J (2017) Halophilic rhizobacteria from Distichlis spicata promote growth and improve salt tolerance in heterologous plant hosts
    Previously was: unknown
    Bioremediation YesGrafe, M; Klauber, C (2011) Bauxite residue issues: IV. Old obstacles and new pathways for in situ residue bioremediationLymbery, A. J., G. D. Kay, R. G. Doupe, G. J. Partridge and H. C. Norman (2013) The potential of a salt-tolerant plant (Distichlis spicata cv. NyPa Forage) to treat effluent from inland saline aquaculture and provide livestock feed on salt-affected farmland
    antioxidants
    Secondary Metabolites
    Compatible Solutes
    • GlycinebetaineMarcum, K. B. (1999) Salinity tolerance mechanisms of grasses in the subfamily Chloridoideae
    • ProlineMarcum, K. B. (1999) Salinity tolerance mechanisms of grasses in the subfamily Chloridoideae
    Habitat
    • A2.5 Coastal saltmarshes and saline reedbedsMeixler, MS; Kennish, MJ; Crowley, KF (2018) Assessment of Plant Community Characteristics in Natural and Human-Altered Coastal Marsh Ecosystems
    Previously was: empty
    Economic use
    • 3100.0 GrazingBustan, A., D. Pasternak, I. Pirogova, M. Durikov, T. T. Devries, S. El-Meccawi and A. A. Degen (2005) Evaluation of saltgrass as a fodder crop for livestockDiaz, F. J., S. E. Benes and S. R. Grattan (2013) Field performance of halophytic species under irrigation with saline drainage water in the San Joaquin Valley of CaliforniaLymbery, A. J., G. D. Kay, R. G. Doupe, G. J. Partridge and H. C. Norman (2013) The potential of a salt-tolerant plant (Distichlis spicata cv. NyPa Forage) to treat effluent from inland saline aquaculture and provide livestock feed on salt-affected farmland
    • 4520.0 Sand stabilizationBROTHERSON, JD; RUSHFORTH, SR (1985) INVASION AND STABILIZATION OF RECENT BEACHES BY SALT GRASS (DISTICHILIS-SPICATA) AT MONO LAKE, MONO COUNTY, CALIFORNIA
    Distribution
    Distribution (text)
    • North and Central and South America
    • Tuckerton Peninsula salt marsh system, NJ, USAMeixler, MS; Kennish, MJ; Crowley, KF (2018) Assessment of Plant Community Characteristics in Natural and Human-Altered Coastal Marsh Ecosystems
    • Rhode River, a subestuary of Chesapeake Bay (lat. 38° 53 ′ N, long. 76° 33 ′ W), USALee, SH; Megonigal, PJ; Kang, H (2017) How do Elevated CO2 and Nitrogen Addition Affect Functional Microbial Community Involved in Greenhouse Gas Flux in Salt Marsh System
    • B Poza Salada ^ in the Valley of Sobaco, located southeast of the Chihuahuan Desert in the state of Coahuila, MexicoPalacio-Rodriguez, R; Coria-Arellano, JL; Lopez-Bucio, J; Sanchez-Salas, J; Muro-Perez, G; Castaneda-Gaytan, G; Saenz-Mata, J (2017) Halophilic rhizobacteria from Distichlis spicata promote growth and improve salt tolerance in heterologous plant hosts
    Previously was:
  • North and Central and South America
  • Miscellaneous notes
    References

    Last Records approved
    Submitted by Mohammed Al-azzawi
    May 6th 2021, 10:21 am

    Approved by T J Flowers
    May 6th 2021, 10:55 am
    Submitted by Mohammed Al-azzawi
    May 5th 2021, 11:08 am

    Approved by T J Flowers
    May 6th 2021, 10:55 am
    Submitted by Mohammed Al-azzawi
    May 5th 2021, 10:06 am

    Approved by T J Flowers
    May 6th 2021, 10:54 am
    Submitted by T J Flowers
    May 6th 2021, 5:56 am

    Approved by T J Flowers
    May 6th 2021, 5:57 am
    Submitted by Mohammed Al-azzawi
    May 5th 2021, 9:19 am

    Approved by T J Flowers
    May 5th 2021, 9:48 am
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