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Zizania palustris var. palustris

Zizania palustris L. var. palustris

northern wild-rice

NCBG PLANT INDEX
ID_PLANT: ZIPAP
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Zizania palustris var. palustris
GENUS: Zizania
FAMILY: POACEA - Poaceae (Grass Family)

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DURATION: Annual
HABIT: Grass/Grasslike

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USDA Symbol: ZIPAP
USDA Common Name: Northern Wildrice
Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)
Distribution: USA (AL, AR, AZ, CO, CT, IA, ID, IL, IN, KS, MA, MD, ME, MI, MN, MO, MT, NC, ND, NE, NH, NY, OR, PA, RI, SD, VT, WA, WI, WV), CAN (BC, MB, NB, NS, ON, PE, QC)
Duration: Annual
Growth Habit: Graminoid

WEAKLEY FLORA
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Zizania palustris var. palustris
COMMON NAME: Northern Wild-rice
SYNONYMY: [= C, FNA; = Z. aquatica Linnaeus var. angustifolia A.S. Hitchcock - F, G, HC; < Z. palustris - Pa; < Z. aquatica - WV]
PHENOLOGY:
HABITAT: Lake shores; rare, native of n. North America.
COMMENTS: Reported for a single county in WV, where apparently introduced. {add synonymy: X, Y, Z}
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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)
Zizania Linnaeus 1753 (Wild-rice)
SUMMARY: A genus of 4 species (and 6 taxa) of northern and eastern North America.
REFERENCE: Terrell in FNA (2007a); Terrell et al. (1997)=Y; Tucker (1988)=Z; Judziewicz et al. (2000)=X. Key based on Terrell in FNA (2007a).
HERBARIUM RESOURCES
SERNEC: Find Zizania palustris var. palustris in Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)
UNC SERNEC: Find Zizania palustris var. palustris in University of North Carolina Chapel Hill Herbarium - Southeast Regional Network of Experts and Collections (if available)

WEB RESOURCES
USDA: Find Zizania palustris var. palustris in USDA Plants
NPIN: Find Zizania palustris var. palustris in NPIN Database
FNA: Find Zizania palustris var. palustris in the Flora of North America (if available)
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