Glyceria grandis (American mannagrass)

Cool season, rhizomatous, native perennial that occurs in wetlands, streambanks, marshes and ditches. Requires wet to moist soils; withstands periods of submersion. Grows rapidly. Important wetland food and habitat source for waterfowl, muskrats and deer throughout its range.

native distribution

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Poaceae

Duration: Perennial

Growth Habit: Graminoid

Native Status: Native

Season: Cool

Growth Form: Rhizomatous

Mature Height: 24+ in.

Annual Precipitation:  in.

Drought Tolerance: Intolerant

Shade Tolerance: Intolerant

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Wetland Indicator Status: OBL

Fire Resistance: 

Fire Tolerance:

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: No

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: Yes

Salinity Tolerance: 

CaCO3 Tolerance:

pH Range:


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 1,280,000

Seeding Rate:  PLS lbs/acre

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Days to Germination:


VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

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