Taxon  Report   11718    
Glyceria ×occidentalis  (Piper) J. C. Nelson
Western manna grass
Glyceria Xoccidentalis
© 2007 Gerald Carr
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Glyceria Xoccidentalis
© 2007 Gerald Carr
Glyceria ×occidentalis, a monocot, is a perennial grass (aquatic) that is not native to Californiais also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Glyceria Xoccidentalis
© 2007 Gerald Carr
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Glyceria
Communities: Freshwater Wetlands, wetland-riparian

Habitat: freshwater-marsh

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Glyceria occidentalis
More information about  Glyceria ×occidentalis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on 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: Dec 19, 2018).