Flora of Northern Ireland
Puccinellia distans
(Map updated: March 2008)

This is a saltmarsh grass rather similar to common saltmarsh grass (Puccinellia maritima), but differing in having the branches of the inflorescence pointing downwards. It is mainly found in Co. Down.

All names: Puccinellia distans (Jacq.) Parl.; Poa distans L.; Glyceria distans (L.) Wahlenb.; Glyceria pulvinata Druce pro parte; Sclerochloa distans (L.) Bab.