Taxon profile


Spartina Schreb.

kingdom Plantae - plants »  divisio Magnoliophyta - flowering plants »  class Liliopsida - monocotyledons »  order Poales »  family Poaceae »  subfamily Chloridoideae

Scientific synonyms

Chauvinia Steud.
Limnetis Pers.
Ponceletia Thouars
Psammophila Schult.
Solenachne Steud.
Trachynotia Michx.

Included taxa

Number of records: 17

species Spartina alterniflora Loisel. - Smooth Cord-grass
species Spartina anglica C.E. Hubbard - Common Cord-grass

Spartina anglica

species Spartina arundinacea (Thouars) Carmich.
species Spartina bakeri Merr. - Sand Cordgrass
species Spartina ciliata Brongn.
species Spartina cynosuroides (L.) Roth - Big Cordgrass
species Spartina densiflora Brongn. - Denseflower Cordgrass
species Spartina foliosa Trin. - California Cordgrass
species Spartina gracilis Trin. - Alkali Cordgrass
species Spartina longispica Hauman & Parodi ex St.-Yves
species Spartina maritima (M.A. Curtis) Fern. - Small Cord-grass

Spartina maritima

species Spartina patens (Aiton) Muhl. - Saltmeadow Cord-grass
species Spartina pectinata Bosc ex Link - Prairie Cord-grass
species Spartina spartinae (Trin.) Merr. ex A.S. Hitchc. - Gulf Cordgrass
species Spartina versicolor Fabre


hybrid Spartina × townsendii H.Groves & J.Groves

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