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Taxon: Glyceria occidentalis (Piper) J. C. Nelson

Genus: Glyceria
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Meliceae.
Nomen number: 418731
Place of publication: Torreya 19:224. 1919
Comment: probable hybrid Glycine leptostachya × G. fluitans
Name verified on: 21-Apr-2012 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 21-Apr-2012
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7).
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


Common names:

  • western manna grass   (Source: F BritCol ) – English

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)

References:

  • Douglas, G. W. et al., eds. 1994. The vascular plants of British Colombia.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955–1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  • Whipple, I. G. et al. 2007. Molecular insights into the taxonomy of Glyceria (Poaceae: Meliceae) in North America. Amer. J. Bot. 94:551–557. [this study concluded that Glyceria occidentalis is a tetraploid derived by natura hybridization between G. leptostachya and G. fluitans].
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Glyceria occidentalis (Piper) J. C. Nelson:


Check other web resources for images:

  • PlantSystematics.org
  • Google 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?418731 (31 October 2014)

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