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WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Glyceria striata var. striata   FAMILY Poaceae   Go to FSUS key


INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Glyceria striata   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Glyceria striata

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 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, 1938)
Panicularia striata

 

COMMON NAME:
Fowl Mannagrass


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image of Glyceria striata var. striata, Fowl Mannagrass

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

        

image of Glyceria striata var. striata, Fowl Mannagrass

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, Fowl Mannagrass

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, Fowl Mannagrass

JK Marlow    jkm220517_7863

May    Greenville County    SC

Blackwell Heritage Preserve

image of Glyceria striata var. striata, Fowl Mannagrass

Terry Holdsclaw    tdh_g_striata_striata_1

May    Caldwell County    NC

image of Glyceria striata var. striata, Fowl Mannagrass

JK Marlow    jkm210709_1985

July    Greenville County    SC

Blackwell Heritage Preserve

Inflorescence lax & diffuse at maturity, the tips often nodding or drooping, per Weakley's Flora (2020).

image of Glyceria striata var. striata, Fowl Mannagrass

JK Marlow    jkm210709_1987

July    Greenville County    SC

Blackwell Heritage Preserve

Leaf blades 2-6mm wide, per Weakley's Flora (2020).

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA OF THE SOUTHEASTERN US (4/24/22):
Glyceria striata var. striata   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Glyceria striata   FAMILY Poaceae

INCLUDED WITHIN Flora of North America
Glyceria striata

INCLUDED WITHIN VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 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, 1938)
Panicularia striata

 

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616

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Common (uncommon in Coastal Plain of GA & SC)

Habitat: Wet meadows, seepages, bogs, marshes, swamp forests, freshwater tidal marshes, bottomland forests in mesic soils, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer

Inflorescence a panicle

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Grain red
Grain

 

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