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Zizania palustris

Zizania palustris L.

Northern wildrice

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s):

USDA Symbol: ZIPA3

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (N)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit:

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , AZ , CA , CO , CT , IA , ID , IL , IN , KS , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MT , NC , ND , NE , NH , NY , OH , OR , PA , SD , TX , VT , WA , WI , WV
Canada: NB

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL OBL
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

From the Archive

Wildflower Newsletter 1991 VOL. 8, NO.3 - Native Plants Provide a Wealth of Foods and Fibers, Letter from the President, A...

Additional resources

USDA: Find Zizania palustris in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Zizania palustris in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Zizania palustris

Metadata

Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff

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