Exotic Pest Reporting
Fred Weinmann USGS
Common cordgrass (Spartina anglica) is an invasive plant. It was first detected in Puget Sound in 1961.
It was intentionally planted for cattle fodder and/or reclamation purposes into temperate estuaries. This grass spreads aggressively by radial growth of stout, white rhizomes.
02/13/2018 - Pest Management Changes Proposed for Hawke's Bay
07/17/2015 - Crews to remove invasive weed from shoreline