Glyceria striata

fowl mannagrass 09AU06-02
fowl mannagrass 09AU06-01

characteristics

Erect stems, with ribbon-like leaves. The flower head is an airy, pyramidal panicle with nodding branches. Spreads by slow growing rhizomes or underground stems. Occasionally colony forming.
Similar to Glyceria borealis.

Starts from containers.

T SSN H W sun soil H2O fire N2 pH summer fall flower (seed)
P CW 1.2 SB S/PS F-M M-W - 4.0-8.0 green-pale yellow green (red)

habitat

Ditches, bogs, swampy areas and along streams.

uses

Seed eaten by waterfowl and birds.

Good forage for livestock.

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T = type: A = annual | B = biennial | P = perennial | SS = subshrub | D = deciduous | C = coniferous
██ = cold stratify | ██ = cold stratify & scarify | ██ = plant directly | ██ = scarify | ██ = not from seed
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N2 = nitrogen fixing: = yes
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