marram grass

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Related to Ammophila arenaria: Marram grass, European dune grass

marram grass

Ammophila arenaria, a grass found on coastal sand dunes. It is a XEROPHYTE that is capable of rolling its leaves to prevent water loss in dry conditions. It has deeply running stems (RHIZOMES) and roots that bind the sand in the dunes and thus is often planted to stabilize dune systems.
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In grasses, the CP contents attained in Ammophila arenaria (14.
69 g/kg) were found in Ammophila arenaria, Gymnocarpos decandrum and Tamarix nilotica, respectively.
Effects of Ammophila arenaria on sand dune arthropod communities.
En los inventarios que se presentan la comunidad aparece dominada por Ammophila arenaria subsp.
de orden 1 2 3 4 Caracteristicas de asociacion y unidades superiores: Ammophila arenaria subsp.
2000) is composed of Ammophila arenaria and not, as in this study, of Elymus farctus.
2000) presented what appear to be rather minor differences in topsoil water repellency amongst several types of grassland, shrubland, and woodland of the primary and secondary dunes (the foredune vegetation of Ammophila arenaria assuming, as mentioned before, an outlier position).
Debido a la introduccion de la actividad forestal es comun encontrar la asociacion Lupinetum arboreus (Kholer, 1970) donde domina el arbusto Lupinus arboreus e hierbas como Ammophila arenaria, y las especies forestales tipicas, en especial, Pinus radiata.
5 ha con dunas activas no manejadas, 3,975 ha manejadas con Ammophila arenaria, 1,575 ha plantadas con Pinus radiata y 9,725 ha estabilizadas por vegetacion nativa.
As a model we used the replacement of Ammophila arenaria by Festuca rubra ssp.
which remains flooded during winter and dry during summer; and (3) coastal sand dunes, characterized by Ammophila arenaria, Corema album, and Juniperus phoenicia.