Cord Grass (Spartina anglica)

Common Name Latin Name Plant Family
Cord Grass
Spartina anglica
Gramineae

The plants have an extensive root system and can be used for soil stabilization along rivers and marshes[200].

  • Medicinal Use

    None known

  • Edible Use

    None known

  • Cautionary Notes

    None known

Cultivation & Habitat

Seed – sow in a greenhouse in spring and only just cover the seed. Germination should take place within 2 weeks. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle. Plant out in the summer if sufficient growth has been made, otherwise overwinter them in a cold frame and plant them out in the following spring. Division in spring.
Succeeds in fresh or salt water marshes and in ordinary garden soil[162]. Prefers a deep rich moist soil in sun or light shade[200]. Although said to be native to Britain, this species is not in the British Flora[17], though it is in Flora Europaea[50].
Endemic to Britain.

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