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Sand Cordgrass

Sand Cordgrass Basics

Grows LikeGraminoid
DurationPerennial
U.S. NativeNative to U.S.
National Wetland Indicator StatusFACW+

Sand Cordgrass Morphology and Physiology

Active Growth PeriodSummer
After Harvest Regrowth RateSlow
AllelopathNo
BloatNone
Coppice PotentialNo
Fall ConspicuousNo
Flower ColorGreen
Foliage ColorGreen
Foliage Porosity SummerDense
Foliage Porosity WinterDense
Foliage TextureFine
Fruit Seed ColorBrown
Fruit Seed ConspicuousNo
Growth FormBunch
Growth RateModerate
Height Mature feet6.6
Leaf RetentionYes
LifespanModerate
Low Growing GrassYes
Resprout AbilityNo
ErectErect
ToxicityNone

Sand Cordgrass Growing Requirements

Adapted to Coarse Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Fine Textured SoilsYes
Adapted to Medium Textured SoilsYes
Anaerobic ToleranceHigh
CaCO3 ToleranceHigh
Cold Stratification RequiredNo
Drought ToleranceNone
Frost Free Days (Minimum)280
pH Minimum5.6
pH Maximum6.5
Planting Density per Acre (Minimum)2728
Planting Density per Acre (Maximum)10912
Precipitation Minimum50
Precipitation Maximum60
Root Depth (Minimum inches)12
Salinity ToleranceHigh
Shade ToleranceIntolerant
Shade ToleranceIntolerant
Minimum Temperature (F)17

Sand Cordgrass Reproduction

Bloom PeriodSummer
Commercial AvailabilityRoutinely Available
Fruit Seed AbundanceMedium
Fruit Seed Period BeginsSummer
Fruit Seed Period EndsFall
Fruit Seed PersistancesYes
Propagated by Bare RootNo
Propagated by BulbsNo
Propagated by ContainerNo
Propagated by CormsNo
Propagated by CuttingsNo
Propagated by SeedYes
Propagated by SodNo
Propagated by SprigsYes
Propagated by TubersNo
Seed Spread RateSlow
Seedling VigorMedium
Seedling VigorMedium
Small GrainNo
Vegetative Spread RateSlow

Sand Cordgrass Edibility and Other Uses

Berry/Nut Seed ProductNo
Christmas Tree ProductNo
Fodder ProductNo
Fuelwood ProductNone
Lumber ProductNo
Naval Store ProductNo
Palatable to a Browse AnimalHigh
Palatable to a Grazing AnimalHigh
Palatable to a HumanNo
Pulpwood ProductNo
Veneer ProductNo
CategoryMonocot
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Sand Cordgrass

Sand Cordgrass grows like a Graminoid. Sand Cordgrass is an Perennial. Sand Cordgrass is Native to U.S.. Sand Cordgrass has a National Wetland Indicator Status of: FACW+. Summer is when Sand Cordgrass is actively growing. Sand Cordgrass has a Slow growth rate after harvest. Sand Cordgrass is not an allelopath. Sand Cordgrass has a coppice potential of No. Sand Cordgrass is not fall conspicuous. Sand Cordgrass has a Green colored flower. Sand Cordgrass has Green colored foliage. In the summertime, Sand Cordgrass has a Dense foliage porosity. In the wintertime, Sand Cordgrass has a Dense foliage porosity. Sand Cordgrass has a Fine foliage texture. Seeds of Sand Cordgrass are Brown. Seeds of Sand Cordgrass are No conspicuous. Sand Cordgrass grows as a Bunch. The growth rate of Sand Cordgrass is Moderate. The mature height of Sand Cordgrass is 6.6 feet. The lifespan of Sand Cordgrass is Moderate. The shape and orientation of Sand Cordgrass is Erect. Sand Cordgrass is adapted to coarse textured soils. Sand Cordgrass is adapted to fine textured soils. Sand Cordgrass is adapted to medium textured soils. The anaerobic tolerance of Sand Cordgrass is High. The CaCO3 tolerance of Sand Cordgrass is High. Sand Cordgrass does not require cold stratification. The drought tolerance of Sand Cordgrass is None. Sand Cordgrass requires a minimum of 280 frost free days per year. The minimum pH of Sand Cordgrass is 5.6. The maximum pH of Sand Cordgrass is 6.5. The minimum planting density per acre of Sand Cordgrass is 2728. The maximum planting density per acre of Sand Cordgrass is 10912. The minimum Precipitation that Sand Cordgrass requires is 50. The maximum Precipitation that Sand Cordgrass can handle is 60. The minimum root depth of Sand Cordgrass is 12 inches. The salininty tolerance of Sand Cordgrass is High. The shade tolerance of Sand Cordgrass is Intolerant. The shade tolerance of Sand Cordgrass is Intolerant. The minimum temperature that Sand Cordgrass requires is 17. The bloom period of Sand Cordgrass is Summer. The commerical availability of Sand Cordgrass is Routinely Available. The fruit seed abundance of Sand Cordgrass is Medium. The fruit seed period of Sand Cordgrass begins Summer. The fruit seed period of Sand Cordgrass ends Fall. The fruit seed persistance of Sand Cordgrass is Yes. Sand Cordgrass is not propagated by bare roots. Sand Cordgrass is not propagated by bulbs. Sand Cordgrass is not propagated by container. Sand Cordgrass is not propagated by corms. Sand Cordgrass is not propagated by cuttings. Sand Cordgrass is propagated by seed. Sand Cordgrass is not propagated by sod. Sand Cordgrass is propagated by sprig. Sand Cordgrass is not propagated by tubers. Sand Cordgrass has a Slow seed spread rate. Sand Cordgrass has a Medium seedling vigor. Sand Cordgrass has a Medium seedling vigor. Sand Cordgrass does not have a small grain. Sand Cordgrass has a Slow vegatative spread rate. Sand Cordgrass does not have a berry/nut seed product. Sand Cordgrass is not viable as a Christmas Tree. Sand Cordgrass does not make a good fodder product. Sand Cordgrass does not make a good fuel wood product. Sand Cordgrass does not make a good lumber product. Sand Cordgrass does not make a naval store product. Sand Cordgrass is not palatable to browse animals. Sand Cordgrass is not palatable to grazing animals. Sand Cordgrass is not palatable to humans. Sand Cordgrass does not make a pulpwood product. Sand Cordgrass does not make a veneer product. Sand Cordgrass is of the category, Monocot.
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