Ammophila breviligulata (Cape American Beach Grass)

Also know as American Beach grass or Cape American Beach Grass. Most people simply know it as "dune grass"

This grass is a native found from North Carolina to New England as well as the Great Lakes Region.

A very vigorous grower this grass has been used to stabilize dunes all over the East Coast. This plant thrives in a beach environment often putting roots down to 18".

As it's name suggests it is found in the dunes above the high tide mark.

Need help "planting beach grass" call the experts. One of our experts can give advice over the phone or clink on the beach grass planting link to your right.


How to plant  Beach Grass Video

Cape American Beach Grass


beach grass field

Fields of cultivated beach grass

We are now taking orders for Spring 2014 Bare Root Beachgrass plants....Quantities are very be limited

Currently we are booking orders on Spring  bare root plants. Bare root culms are almost sold out. Plugs will be available  in May. Contract grown orders are available.

Cape Coastal Nursery is a supplier of bare root culms as well as plugs during season. Bare root plants are available when they are dormant. The typical dormancy period is Mid October to Mid April.

Volume discounts are available.  Beach grass is available for pickup or delivery.

We are the beach grass experts. Please consider us for your next planting. No quantity is too small.

Beach Grass information and planting instructions

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