131589 COMMON CORD-GRASS Spartina anglica Height to 1.3m
Tufted perennial, of hybrid origin, found on mudflats and saltmarshes. FLOWERS borne in a stiff inflorescence of elongated clusters of 3-6 yellowish flower heads, up to 35cm long (Jul-Sep). FRUITS are small, dry nutlets. LEAVES are grey-green and tough. STATUS-Widespread on coasts of England, Wales and E and S Ireland.