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Taxon: Glyceria maxima (Hartm.) Holmb.

Genus: Glyceria
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Meliceae.
Nomen number: 17680
Place of publication: Bot. Not. 1919:97. 1919
Name verified on: 14-Mar-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).

NO ACCESSIONS IN NPGS UNDER THIS NAME.

SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
CTª, MAª, NHª, WAª.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

  • reed sweet grass   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • reed-meadow grass   (Source: Dict Gard ) – English
  • water-meadow grass   (Source: Aust Pl Common Names ) – English
  • glicéria-maior   (Source: D. Groth, p.c. 2005) – Portuguese (Brazil)
  • jättegröe   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish

Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Turkey
    Caucasus: Georgia
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Western Siberia
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Ireland; Norway; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France

      Naturalized:
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Canada
    United States [s.e.]

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

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Check other web resources for Glyceria maxima (Hartm.) Holmb.:


Images:

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  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?17680 (21 September 2014)

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