Native & Naturalized Plants of the Carolinas & Georgia


616

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia
Documented growing wild in GA NC SC

Common

Look for it in wet meadows, seepages, bogs, marshes, swamp forests, freshwater tidal marshes, bottomland forests in mesic soils, per Weakley's Flora

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...Wet

LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
Inflorescence a panicle

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Grain red
Grain

 

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Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (5/21/15):
Glyceria striata var. striata   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Glyceria striata   FAMILY Poaceae

LESS THAN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (1968) 029-17-007:
Glyceria striata   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Glyceria striata var. striata

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Southeastern Flora (Small, 1933)
Panicularia striata

 

COMMON NAME:
Fowl Mannagrass


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image of Glyceria striata var. striata

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_glst_002_lvd

        

image of Glyceria striata var. striata

Terry Holdsclaw    tdh_g_striata_stria_0212

April    Catawba County    NC

Spikelets somewhat crowded toward the ends of branchlets, per Manual of the Grasses of the United States.

image of Glyceria striata var. striata

Terry Holdsclaw    tdh_g_striata_stria_0213

April    Catawba County    NC

Panicle ovoid, open, nodding, the branches ascending at base, naked below, per Manual of the Grasses of the United States.

image of Glyceria striata var. striata

Terry Holdsclaw    tdh_g_striata_striata_1

May    Caldwell County    NC