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American Dunegrass

[IFBC-E-flora]

[E-flora]

Identification

Habitat / Range
Moist to mesic sandy or gravelly beaches and shoreline forests in the lowland zone; common in coastal BC; amphiberingian, N to AK, YT and N, E to NF and S to NH, PA, MI, IL and CA; Greenland, E Asia. [IFBC-E-flora] The species has a northern circumpolar distribution. It’s found on sandy beaches throughout coastal Alaska. Elders considered that the seed heads are the male part, and the leaves are the female part. [Jernigan EYK] "It is native to Asia, where it occurs in Japan, China, Korea, and Russia, and northern parts of North America, where it occurs across Canada and the northern United States, as well as Greenland.[1][2] It can also be found in Iceland.[1]" [Wiki]


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Caution
The information presented on this site is provided for educational purposes. Self diagnosis and treatment, without due diligence, could be harmful and is not encouraged. Some information & images may be copyright. Every effort has been made to present the information in the spirit with which it was originally presented. Some data has been omitted for legal and/or practical consideration. There is some data not covered in the scope of this project, including, but not limited to, cell culture and large-dose animal studies. I have made comparisons and links between related species which may later prove erroneous. I have not verified the information for accuracy and I accept no responsibility for its authenticity. Many of the plants presented are poisonous, have poisonous properties, or could cause illness through misuse, allergic reaction, drug interactions and environmental contaminants. Please use caution and mindfulness when harvesting plants for any use.

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