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Zizania palustris var. palustris

Zizania palustris L. var. palustris

Northern Wildrice

Poaceae (Grass Family)

Synonym(s): Zizania aquatica ssp. angustifolia, Zizania aquatica var. angustifolia


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


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Grass/Grass-like

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: White , Green


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

Additional resources

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


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

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