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Washington Natural Heritage Information System
Known High-Quality or Rare Plant Communities and Wetland Ecosystems of Washington
August 2012

Grays Harbor County


Scientific Name
Common Name
Historic Record
Alnus rubra / Rubus spectabilis / Carex obnupta - Lysichiton americanus Woodland Red Alder / Salmonberry / Slough Sedge - Skunkcabbage
Argentina egedii - Juncus balticus Herbaceous Vegetation Pacific Silverweed - Baltic Rush
Argentina egedii - Symphyotrichum subspicatum Herbaceous Vegetation Pacific Silverweed - Douglas Aster
Athyrium filix-femina Coastal Herbaceous Vegetation Lady Fern
Calamagrostis nutkaensis - Argentina egedii - Juncus balticus Herbaceous Vegetation Pacific Reedgrass - Pacific Silverweed - Baltic Rush
Calamagrostis nutkaensis - Elymus glaucus Herbaceous Vegetation Nootka Reedgrass - Blue Wildrye
Carex (livida, utriculata) / Sphagnum spp. Herbaceous Vegetation Pale, Beaked Sedge / Sphagnum Spp.
Carex aquatilis var. dives - Carex utriculata Herbaceous Vegetation Sitka Sedge - Northwest Territory Sedge
Carex lyngbyei - (Distichlis spicata, Triglochin maritima) Herbaceous Vegetation Lyngby's Sedge (Saltgrass - Seaside Arrowgrass)
Carex lyngbyei Herbaceous Vegetation Lyngby's Sedge
Carex obnupta Herbaceous Vegetation Slough Sedge
Carex utriculata - Carex aquatilis var. dives - Sanguisorba officinalis / Sphagnum spp. Herbaceous Vegetation Northwest Territory Sedge - Sitka Sedge - Great Burnet - Sphagnum Spp.
Cornus sericea - Salix (hookeriana, sitchensis) Shrubland Red-osier Dogwood - Hooker's, Sitka Willow
Deschampsia caespitosa - (Carex lyngbyei, Distichlis spicata) Herbaceous Vegetation Tufted Hairgrass - (Lyngby's Sedge - Saltgrass)
Deschampsia caespitosa - Argentina egedii Herbaceous Vegetation Tufted Hairgrass - Pacific Silverweed
Distichlis spicata - (Salicornia virginica) Herbaceous Vegetation Saltgrass - (Pickleweed)
Festuca roemeri - Sericocarpus rigidus Herbaceous Vegetation Roemer's Fescue - White-topped Aster
Festuca rubra - (Argentina egedii) Herbaceous Vegetation Red Fescue - (Pacific Silverweed)
Fraxinus latifolia / Carex obnupta Forest Oregon Ash / Slough Sedge
Freshwater Tidal Surge Plain Wetland OP Freshwater Tidal Surge Plain Wetland OP
Glaux maritima Herbaceous Vegetation [Provisional] Sea-milkwort
Glyceria elata Herbaceous Vegetation [Provisional] Tall Mannagrass
Ledum groenlandicum - Kalmia microphylla / Sphagnum spp. Shrubland Bog Labrador-tea - Bog-laurel / Sphagnum Spp.
Ledum groenlandicum - Myrica gale / Sphagnum spp. Shrubland Bog Labrador-tea - Sweetgale / Sphagnum Spp.
Low Elevation Freshwater Wetland OP Low Elevation Freshwater Wetland OP
Low Elevation Riparian Wetland OP Low Elevation Riparian Wetland OP
Low Elevation Sphagnum Bog OP Low Elevation Sphagnum Bog OP
Low Salinity High Marsh OP Organic: Partly Enclosed, Backshore, Mesohaline (Marsh) OP
Malus fusca - (Salix hookeriana) / Carex obnupta Shrubland Western Crabapple - (Hooker's Willow) / Slough Sedge
Moderate Salinity High Marsh OP Organic: Partly Enclosed, Backshore, Polyhaline (Marsh) OP
Myrica gale / Carex (aquatilis var. dives, utriculata) Shrubland Sweetgale / Sedge Spp.
Myrica gale / Lysichiton americanus Shrubland Sweetgale / Skunkcabbage
Myrica gale / Sanguisorba officinalis / Sphagnum spp. Shrubland Sweetgale / Great Burnet / Sphagnum Spp.
Nuphar lutea ssp. polysepala Herbaceous Vegetation Yellow Pond-lily
Picea sitchensis - Alnus rubra / Lysichiton americanus Wetland OP Sitka Spruce - Red Alder / Skunkcabbage Wetland OP
Picea sitchensis / Carex obnupta - Lysichiton americanus Forest Sitka Spruce / Slough Sedge - Skunkcabbage
Picea sitchensis / Cornus sericea / Lysichiton americanus Forest Sitka Spruce / Red-osier Dogwood - Yellow Skunk-cabbage
Picea sitchensis / Oxalis oregana Forest Sitka Spruce / Oregon Oxalis
Pinus contorta var. contorta - Thuja plicata / Myrica gale / Sphagnum spp. Woodland Shore Pine - Western Redcedar / Sweetgale / Sphagnum Spp.
Pinus contorta var. contorta / Ledum groenlandicum / Sphagnum spp. Woodland Shore Pine / Bog Labrador-tea / Sphagnum Spp.
Rhynchospora alba - (Vaccinium oxycoccos) / Sphagnum tenellum Herbaceous Vegetation [Provisional] Beakrush - (Bog Cranberry) / Sphagnum Spp.
Salicornia virginica - Distichlis spicata - Triglochin maritima - (Jaumea carnosa) Herbaceous Vegetation Pickleweed - Saltgrass - Seaside Arrowgrass - (Fleshy Jaumea)
Salicornia virginica Herbaceous Vegetation Pickleweed
Salix (hookeriana, lucida ssp. lasiandra, sitchensis) Shrubland [Provisional] Willow Spp.
Salix (hookeriana, sitchensis) - Spiraea douglasii Shrubland Hooker's, Sitka Willow - Douglas' Spirea
Salix hookeriana / Carex obnupta - (Argentina egedii) Shrubland Hooker's Willow / Slough Sedge - (Pacific Silverweed)
Sandy, High Salinity, Low Marsh OP Sand: Partly Enclosed, Eulittoral, Euhaline (Marsh) OP
Sandy, Low Salinity, Low Marsh OP Sand: Partly Enclosed, Eulittoral, Mesohaline (Marsh) OP
Schoenoplectus (americanus, pungens) Tidal Herbaceous Vegetation [Provisional] Three-square Bulrush
Schoenoplectus maritimus Tidal Herbaceous Vegetation [Provisional] Seacoast Bulrush
Schoenoplectus tabernaemontani Temperate Herbaceous Vegetation Soft-stem Bulrush
Scirpus microcarpus Herbaceous Vegetation Small-fruited Bulrush
Silty, Low Salinity, Low Marsh OP Mixed-fine and Mud: Partly Enclosed, Eulittoral, Mesohaline (Marsh) OP
Silty, Moderate Salinity, Low Marsh OP Mixed Fine: Partly Enclosed Eulittoral, Polyhaline (Marsh) OP
Spiraea douglasii Shrubland Douglas' Spirea
Thuja plicata - Tsuga heterophylla / Lysichiton americanus / Sphagnum spp. Forest Western Redcedar - Western Hemlock / Skunkcabbage / Sphagnum Spp. H
Thuja plicata - Tsuga heterophylla / Lysichiton americanus Forest Western Redcedar - Western Hemlock / Skunkcabbage
Transition Zone Wetland OP Organic, Sand, Mixed-fine or Mud: Partly Enclosed, Backshore, Oligohaline (Marsh) OP
Triglochin maritima - (Salicornia virginica) Herbaceous Vegetation Seaside Arrowgrass - (Pickleweed)
Tsuga heterophylla / Gaultheria shallon Forest Western Hemlock / Salal
Tsuga heterophylla / Oxalis oregana Forest Western Hemlock / Oregon Oxalis
Typha (angustifolium, latifolia) Surge Plain Herbaceous Vegetation Cattail Spp.
Typha (latifolia, angustifolia) Western Herbaceous Vegetation Broad-leaf Cattail


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