Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Spartina pectinata Link image
Photographer: Robert W. Freckmann           

Derek Anderson

Derek Anderson

Emmet J. Judziewicz

Kitty Kohout

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Merel R. Black

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll

Christopher Noll
Family Poaceae
Spartina pectinata Link
prairie cord grass, slough grass
Spartina: from the Greek spartine, a cord
pectinata: Latin for "comb-like"
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Status: Native
Plant: perennial, 6'-9' tall grass
Flower: blooms Aug.-Sept.
Habitat: full sun; moderate moisture to wet; meadows, streambanks, prairies; in sandy, loamy soil
(Glossary)

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Grass drawing
Drawing by Agnes Chase from Norman C. Fassett's Grasses of Wisconsin
Synonyms 
Spartina michauxiana Hitchc.
Spartina pectinata Link var. suttiei (Farw.) Fernald

         
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