Glyceria striata (Fowl mannagrass)

Cool season, rhizomatous perennial. Occurs along slow streams, often associated with aspen or coniferous woods and willow thickets up to 11,500 ft. elevation. Prefers areas where seasonal flooding occurs. Spreads rapidly. Excellent for stream bank stabilization, forage for waterfowl and big game. Grows in every state except Hawaii.

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INFORMATION & ATTRIBUTES

Family: Poaceae

Duration: Perennial

Growth Habit: Graminoid

Native Status: Native

Season: Cool

Growth Form: Rhizomatous

Mature Height:  5.7 ft.

Annual Precipitation: 10-60 in.

Drought Tolerance: Low

Shade Tolerance: Tolerant

Elevation: up to 11,500ft

Wetland Indicator Status: OBL

Fire Resistance: No

Fire Tolerance: Low

SOIL ADAPTATION

Coarse Texture: No

Medium Texture: Yes

Fine Texture: Yes

Salinity Tolerance: Medium

CaCO3 Tolerance: None

pH Range: 4.0-8.0


SEEDING NOTES

Seeds per Pound: 180,000

Seeding Rate: 7-12 PLS lbs/acre

Season:Spring/Fall

Days to Germination:


VARIETIES & LOCAL ACCESSIONS

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