Marram grass (Ammophila arenaria)

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Marram grass

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  • Marram grass is often used to stabilise sand dunes.
  • Marram grass reduces its water loss by rolling up its leaves.
  • Marram grass can grow up to 120 centimetres tall.
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Marram grass fact file

Marram grass description

KingdomPlantae
PhylumMagnoliophyta
ClassLiliopsida
OrderPoales
FamilyPoaceae
GenusAmmophila (1)

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Marram grass status

Marram grass has not yet been assessed by the IUCN.

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References

  1. Catalogue of Life (December, 2012)
    http://www.catalogueoflife.org/
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