American Dunegrass - Leymus mollis ssp mollis


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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