Taxon  Report   3931    
Glyceria striata  (Lam.) Hitchc.
Fowl mannagrass
Glyceria striata
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Glyceria striata
© 2008 Keir Morse
Glyceria striata
© 2006 Louis-M. Landry
Glyceria striata, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Glyceria striata
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Glyceria
Communities: Lodgepole Forest, Red Fir Forest, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Occurs in wetlands

Habitat: meadows

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Glyceria nervata
PLANTS: Glyceria striata ssp. stricta
PLANTS: Glyceria striata var. stricta
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This plant is available commercially.
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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 23, 2019).