Ammophila arenaria and A. breviligulata (American beachgrass) can be distinguished by their ligules, those of A. arenaria being thinner and longer ligules (10-30 mm) versus A. breviligulata's firmer and shorter ligules (1-3 mm).
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LANPHERE-CHRISTENSEN, SUE VAN HOOK (10/85), REV M. RUSSO, A. PICKART, R. YOUNG (1988)
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