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Glyceria obtusa

Glyceria obtusa (Muhl.) Trin.

Atlantic Mannagrass

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Panicularia obtusa

USDA Symbol: GLOB

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

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Leaf: Green
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Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green
Bloom Time: Jun , Jul , Aug

Distribution

USA: CT , DC , DE , MA , MD , ME , NC , NH , NJ , NY , PA , RI , SC , VA
Canada: NB , NS

Growing Conditions

Water Use: High
Light Requirement: Part Shade
CaCO3 Tolerance: Medium

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: 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.

Additional resources

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

Metadata

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

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