EPPO Global Database

Ammophila arenaria(AMOAR)

Overview
Last modification: 2002-07-18

Basic information
  • EPPO code: AMOAR
  • Preferred name: Ammophila arenaria
  • Authority: (Linnaeus) Link

Notes

Coasts of Europe and Mediterranean, except northern Black Sea and arctic Russia. The nominate subspecies occurs in the west and north. Introduced into Pacific North America and naturalized

WSSA list of weeds in North America


Other scientific names
Name Authority
Ammophila arenaria subsp. arenaria (Linnaeus) Link

Common names
Name Language
common marram grass English (GB)
European beach grass English (US)
European dune grass English
marram English
marram grass English
echter Strandhafer German
gemeiner Strandhafer German
gewöhnlicher Strandhafer German
Helm German
Sandrohr German
Sandschilf German
ammophile French
ammophile des sables French
gourbet French
oyat French
psamma des sables French
roseau des sables French
amofila Spanish
arenaria Spanish
barrón Spanish
ammofila Italian
sparto pungente Italian
duinhelm Dutch
helm Dutch
helmriet Dutch
estorno Portuguese
sandrör Swedish
песколюбка песчаная Russian
sand-hjælme Danish
sandrøyr Norwegian
rantakaura Finnish
sahilotu Turkish
yedid-cholot matzui Hebrew
יְדִיד=חוֹלוֹת מָצוּי Hebrew
piaskownica zwyczajna Polish
amofile Albanian
песъчар Bulgarian
псама Bulgarian
пясъчна амофила Bulgarian
пясъчна тръстика Bulgarian
borró Catalan
pješčarska milava Croatian
rand-luidekaer Estonian
smiltāja kāpuniedre Latvian
pajūrinė smiltlendrė Lithuanian