Washington State Weeds

Salt Meadow Cordgrass

Spartina patens

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Class: A
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 Why is it a noxious weed?

In general, the Spartina genus is considered highly invasive and one of the most aggressive worldwide. Spartina displaces native species, destroys wildlife habitat, interferes with recreational activities and is difficult and expensive to control.

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