Salt Marsh Grasses
Grasses dominate most salt marshes.
Smooth Cord Grass (Spartina alterniflora)
Salt Hay is a common grass of the high marsh
Salt Hay (Spartina patens)
Salt Grass is the other common grass of the high marsh
Salt Grass (Distichilis spicata)
Common Reed or Phragmites is the tallest grass. The reed we see most often is native to the Old World and has become a serious weed.