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Weeping Alkaligrass

Puccinellia distans, introduced

  • Smaller plant than Nuttall’s alkaligrass
  • Very salt tolerant
  • Can withstand partial shade
  • Cool season perennial
  • Shallow, fibrous root system
  • Native to Europe but now present in most of North America

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Characteristics Table
Growth HabitRhizomatous
Flood ToleranceGood
Drought ToleranceFair
Salt ToleranceExcellent
Soil PHBasic to Neutral
Soil TypeMedium to Fine
Approx. Seeds/lb1,200,000
Canopy Mature Height30-60 cm

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