The Cape Dune Grass variety will tolerate salt water.
Cape Dune Grass is commonly used for seaside landscape, stabilizing dunes, providing erosion control.
Turtles find protection and shelter for turtles from hurricanes and storms.
History & Lore
Cape Dune Grass originated from Sandy Neck in Barnstable, Massachusetts. This variety of dune grass was chosen by the Natural Resources Conservation Service (NRCS) due to is favorable wide leaf surface and ability to produce multiple stems.