|Plant Name||Marsh Spike Grass|
|Scientific name||Distichlis spicata|
|Location||Salt Marsh (Horseshoe Cove)|
|Identifying Characteristics||Eight to sixteen inches in height with narrow, stiff stems|
- 8-16 inches in height
- Leaves up to 10 cm in length
- Light green in color
- Linear leaves that branch out on opposite sides
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- Used for grazing and food by both cattle and horses
- It was a primary source of hay for early colonists.
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