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Taxonomic Details for Spartina cynosuroides

Systematic Resumé:
KingdomPlantae
SubkingdomViridaeplantae
InfrakingdomStreptophyta
DivisionTracheophyta
SubdivisionSpermatophytina
InfradivisionAngiospermae
ClassMagnoliopsida
SuperorderLilianae
OrderPoales
FamilyPoaceae
GenusSpartina
SpeciesSpartina cynosuroides
Common Name: big cordgrass
Authority: (L.) Roth
ITIS TSN: 41268   (click on the taxonomic serial number to view the ITIS web page)
Habitats: Salinity Zone: Brackish water, Salinity Zone: Fresh water
GCE Contact: Steven C. Pennings, University of Houston, Houston, Texas

GCE Data Sets:

PLT-GCES-1609c (Long-term Plant Biomass Monitoring Data from Altamaha River Plant Transition Sites near the Georgia Coastal Ecosystems LTER Project on Sapelo Island, Georgia)

PLT-GCEM-2011 (Plant allometry at GCE sampling sites 1-10 in October between 2002 and 2020.)

PLT-GCEM-1911c (GCE-LTER Altamaha River Plant Community Monitoring Survey in October 2019)

PLT-GCEM-1911a (Fall 2019 plant monitoring survey -- shoot height and flowering status of plants in permanent plots at GCE sampling sites 1-10)

PLT-GCEM-1911b (Fall 2019 plant monitoring survey -- biomass calculated from shoot height and flowering status of plants in permanent plots at GCE sampling sites 1-10)

(view all 65 relevant data sets in the GCE Data Catalog)

Spartina cynosuroides
Spartina cynosuroides flower and leaves

Spartina cynosuroides
Spartina cynosuroides specimen from UGAMI herbarium. Photo by Steven Pennings

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This material is based upon work supported by the National Science Foundation under grants OCE-9982133, OCE-0620959, OCE-1237140 and OCE-1832178. Any opinions, findings, conclusions, or recommendations expressed in the material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Science Foundation.