Herb: Cord Grass
Latin name: Spartina anglica
Family: Gramineae (Grass Family)
Description of the plant:
(4 1/4 foot)
Habitat of Cord Grass:Tidal mud flats.
Other uses of the herb:The plants have an extensive root system and can be used for soil stabilization along rivers and marshes.
Propagation of Cord Grass:Seed - sow in a greenhouse in spring and only just cover the seed. Germination should take place within 2 weeks. Prick out the seedlings into individual pots when they are large enough to handle. Plant out in the summer if sufficient growth has been made, otherwise overwinter them in a cold frame and plant them out in the following spring. Division in spring.
Cultivation of the herb:Tidal mud flats.
Medicinal use of Cord Grass:None known
Known hazards of Spartina anglica:None known
Plant information taken from the Plants For A Future.