Common Name: Beach Grass, Dune Grass
Published in: Icon. Descr. Gram. Austriac. 4: 24. 1809.
Other: Ammos = sand (GK), philos = loving which refers to the preferred location Type: A. arundinacea Host. nom. illeg. - accepted name A. arenaria (L.) Link. Two species both important for the stabilization of sand dunes in their native areas.