American beach-grass, dune grass, marram grass
Etymology: Ammophila: Greek ammos for "sand" and fileiu for love
Plants: perennial grass
Conservation Status: Native
Floristic Rating: Coefficient of Conservatism = 10, Wetland Indicator = UPL* USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos Minnesota Dept. of Natural Resources: Rare Species Guide; description, conservation, photos, maps, etc.