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Sea Oats

Uniola paniculata

Description:

A tall grass that is protected in most states. It has a long root structure that makes it a good choice for soil stabilization. The grass holds tightly in sandy or loose soils.

Habitat:

Can be found on barrier islands and sandy coastal beaches.

Notes:

Pigmy owls nest in sea oats because it offers wonderful concealment from preditors.

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GarySmith2
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GarySmith2

Orange Beach, Alabama, USA

Spotted on Feb 2, 2013
Submitted on Feb 2, 2013

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