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Glyceria striata

Glyceria striata (Lam.) Hitchc.

fowl mannagrass

Synonym(s): Glyceria elata, Glyceria nervata, Glyceria striata ssp. stricta, Glyceria striata var. stricta, Panicularia nervata, Panicularia striata
Glyceria striata (Fowl Mannagrass)
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NCBG PLANT INDEX
ID_PLANT: GLST
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Glyceria striata
SELECTED SYNONYM:
GENUS: Glyceria
FAMILY CODE: POACEA

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PERENNIAL: 1

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HERB: 0
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SHRUB: 0
TREE: 0
CACTUS/SUCCULENT: 0
GRASS/GRASSLIKE: 1
FERN: 0
VINE: 0

NCBG LEAF ARRANGEMENT
ALTERNATE: 1
OPPOSITE: 0
WHORLED: 0
BASAL: 0
FASCICLED: 0

NCBG LEAF COMPLEXITY
SIMPLE: 1
PINNATE: 0
BI-PINNATE: 0
TRI-PINNATE: 0
PALMATE: 0
TRIFOLIOLATE: 0

NCBG LEAF RETENTION
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EVERGREEN: 0
SEMI-EVERGREEN: 0

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NCBG FLORAL SYMMETRY
RADIAL (ACTINOMORPHIC): 0
BILATERAL (ZYGOMORPHIC): 0
MIXED (BOTH ACTINOMORPHIC and ZYGOMORPHIC): 0

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NCBG RECORD
ID IMAGE: 14704
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Publish to Web: 1
Last Modified: 2016-03-04

USDA PLANTS DATABASE
USDA Symbol: GLST
USDA Common Name: Fowl Mannagrass
Native Status: L48 (N), AK (N), CAN (N), SPM (N)
Distribution: USA (AK, AL, AR, AZ, CA, CO, CT, DC, DE, FL, GA, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, KY, LA, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MS, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NJ, NM, NV, NY, OH, OK, OR, PA, RI, SC, SD, TN, TX, UT, VA, VT, WA, WI, WV, WY), CAN (AB, BC, LB, MB, NB, NF, NS, NT, ON, PE, QC,
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Graminoid

NATIONAL WETLAND INDICATOR STATUS

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL

This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers 2016 National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.3 (Lichvar, R.W., D.L. Banks, W.N. Kirchner, and N.C. Melvin. 2016. The National Wetland Plant List: 2016 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2016-30: 1-17. Published 28 April 2016. ISSN 2153 733X). Regions: AGCP-Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain, AK-Alaska, AW-Arid West, CB-Caribbean, EMP-Eastern Mountains and Piedmont, GP-Great Plains, HI-Hawaii, MW-Midwest, NCNE-Northcentral and Northeast, WMCV-Western Mountains, Valleys & Coast
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WEAKLEY FLORA
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Glyceria striata var. striata
COMMON NAME: Fowl Mannagrass
SYNONYMY: [= C, F, G, HC, Va, Z; < G. striata - FNA, GW, K, Pa, RAB, W, WH3, WV; = Panicularia striata (Lamarck) A.S. Hitchcock - S; = G. striata ssp. striata]
PHENOLOGY: Apr-Jun.
HABITAT: Wet meadows, seepages, bogs, marshes, swamp forests, freshwater tidal marshes, bottomland forests in mesic soils.
COMMENTS: NL (Newfoundland) west to BC, south to FL and CA. Var. stricta (Scribner) Fernald is more northern.
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ABOUT FAMILY (Weakley Flora)
Poaceae (R. Brown) Barnhart 1895 or GRAMINEAE A.L. de Jussieu 1789 (Grass Family)
SUMMARY: A family of about 771 genera and 12,074 species, herbs (and some shrubs and trees), cosmopolitan. Tribal classification largely follows FNA (2003a, 2007a), with some changes based on subsequent research, as for instance in the Chloridoideae (Peterson, Romaschenko, & Johnson 2010a).
REFERENCE: Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2003a, 2007a)=FNA; Hitchcock and Chase (1950)=HC; Blomquist (1948); Peterson, Romaschenko, & Johnson (2010a, 2010b). Key to genera adapted in large part from FNA.
ABOUT GENUS (Weakley Flora)
Glyceria R. Brown 1810 (Mannagrass)
SUMMARY: A genus of about 40 species, nearly cosmopolitan.
REFERENCE: Barkworth & Anderton in FNA (2007a); Tucker (1996)=Z. [also see Torreyochloa]

Seeds of Success (SOS)

SOS_NUM COL_DATE PERS_NUM STATE ECOREGION_III DETAIL
201 2015-06-03 67 North Carolina 45 Show
437 2016-06-09 5 North Carolina 45 Show
445 2016-06-30 62 Maryland 65 Show

HERBARIUM RESOURCES
SERNEC: Find Glyceria striata in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Glyceria striata in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES
USDA: Find Glyceria striata in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Glyceria striata in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Glyceria striata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Glyceria striata

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