Glyceria grandis, American Mannagrass NEW!

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  • Item #: GP57
  • Attractive Fall Color:
  • Average - Dry soil:
  • Average to moist soil:
  • Average well drained soil:
  • Average Wildlife Value:
  • Clay Soil- High clay content, fine texture:
  • Dry-Moist Soil:
  • Erosion Control:
  • FACW- Usually occur in wetlands, but may occur in non-wetlands:
  • Flood Tolerant:
  • Four Season Interest:
  • Full - Part Sun (6+ hours of sun):
  • Grass/ Sedge/ Rush:
  • Groundcover:
  • Loamy Soil- mostly silt, sand, some clay:
  • Moist Soil:
  • Native to Coastal Regions:
  • Native to Piedmont Regions:
  • Occasionally wet soil (non tidal):
  • Organic soil- high level of decayed leaves, bark:
  • Salt Tolerant:
  • Sandy soil, coarse texture:
  • Small Mammals:
  • Songbirds:
  • Waterfowl:
  • Full Sun:
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American manna grass is a perennial grass which spreads by both thick rhizomes and stolons. Thick, stout, culms are 40-60 in. tall and sometimes decumbent at the base. The large, showy, openly branched, purplish panicle is up to 16 in. long and nods at the summit.

Cool-season grass has broad, pale leaves and very loose, open flowering stalks. Important member of wetland communities
Plant Characteristics
Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Flower:
Fruit:
Size Class: 3-6 ft.
Bloom Information
Bloom Color: Purple
Bloom Time: May , Jun , Jul , Aug
Distribution
USA: AK , AZ , CA , CO , CT , IA , ID , IL , IN , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MS , MT , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NV , NY , OH , OR , PA , RI , SD , TN , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY
Canada: NB , NL , NS , ON , PE , QC
Native Distribution: Canada, s. to VA, TN mts., n. IL, NE, NM, AZ & CA
Native Habitat: Stream banks; non-tidal marshes; lake margins
Growing Conditions
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Wet
Soil Description: Wet soils.
Conditions Comments: A rapidly growing grass.

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