Taxon  Report   3929    
Glyceria leptostachya  Buckley
Davy mannagrass,  Manna grass
Glyceria leptostachya
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Glyceria leptostachya
© 2008 Keir Morse
Glyceria leptostachya
© 2008 Steve Matson
Glyceria leptostachya, a monocot, is a perennial grass (aquatic) that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Glyceria leptostachya
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Glyceria
Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: freshwater-marsh

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Glyceria davyi
More information about  Glyceria leptostachya
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 16, 2019).