Taxon  Report   10463 
Zizania palustris  L.
Northern wildrice
Zizania palustris
© 2007 Louis-M. Landry
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Zizania palustris, a monocot, is an annual or perennial grass that is native to California and ; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Zizania palustris
© 2005 Louis-M. Landry
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Zizania
Subspecies and Varieties:
Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Zizania palustris
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Mar 24, 2018).

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