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Sea Oats-Uniola paniculata 

Uniola paniculata
Yes 10,850 0.75 Ln 2


No 0 1.20 Ln 4

No 0 2.00 1g

Perennial dune grass known for its extensive root mats, which can reach over 15+ ft. Commonly utilized for sand stabilization after beach renourishment projects. Found in Zones 7+. Salt, over wash, drought, and sun tolerance. Grows and recruits quickly in warm weather. Landscape value for coastal communities. Reaches 5+ ft. height. Grass becomes dense and recruits vegetatively. Spikelets Spring-Fall. Leaves similar in pale green color and length to Panic Grass but thinner. Protected by state statutes. Seed is a wildlife food source.

Salt/Sun/Poor Soil/Drought Tolerance * Dune Habitats * Coastal Landscapes * Zones 7+

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Sea Oxeye Daisy-Borrichia frutescens 

Borrichia frutescens
Yes 700 0.75 Ln 2

600 Yes 1.25 Ln 4


Herbaceous perennial up to 3.5 ft. with large, attractive yellow flowers, found throughout coastal Florida. Habitats include coastal areas such as salt marshes, mangroves and dune environments. Creates large colonies. B. frutescens is the most widespread of the two Florida species. Found Zones 7+. Flowers April through August.

Salt/Sun/Poor Soil Tolerance * Coastal * Large Size * Zones 7+ * Attractive Yellow Flower

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Sea Purslane-Sesuvium portulacastrum 

Sesuvium portulacastrum
Yes 14,806 0.95 Ln 2




Perennial evergreen groundcover preferring sandy, well-drained soils. Glossy green leaves. Pink flowers bloom thoughout the year. Found on the ocean-side of dunes. This plant helps build dunes by catching sand in between its stems and leaves. Zones 9+.

Sun/Salt/Drought Tolerant * Zones 9+ * Small Pink Flowers * Groundcover

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Seashore Dropseed-Sporobolus virginicus 

Sporobolus virginicus

Yes 100 0.75 Ln 2



Short perennial used as a ground cover that reaches up to 1+ feet. Found in Zones 8+. Grows in marshes and other coastal shorelines. Often grows with Salt Grass. Salt, flood, poor soil and sun tolerance. Recruits quickly and helps stabilize soil.

Sun/Salt/Poor Soil/Drought Tolerance * Zones 8+ * Ground Cover * Coastal Plantings * Erosion Control

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Smooth Cordgrass -Spartina alterniflora 

Spartina alterniflora
Yes 18,629 0.95 Ln 2



Yes 595 1.80 Ln 4
No 0 2.50 1g

Perennial salt tolerant grass up to 6 feet. Found in Zones 7+. Grows in tidal coastal areas in Southeast such as marshes, rivers, inter-coastal water ways. Salt, flood and sun tolerance. Recruits quickly and helps stabilize soil. Wildfowl value.

Sun/Salt/Flood Tolerance * Zones 7+ * Erosion Protection * Medium Height * Wildfowl Value

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