Creeping Mannagrass (Glyceria acutiflora)


Glyceria Acutiflora, or more commonly know as Creeping Mannagrass, is a graminoid of the genus Glyceria. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Glyceria Acutiflora or Creeping Mannagrass's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Connecticut, Delaware, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Tennessee, Virginia and Vermont.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Glyceria
  • Family: Poaceae
  • Order: Cyperales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Graminoid
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • State T/E Status: IN (E) KY (T) MD (E) ME (E) MI (PREX) NH (E) OH (E) TN (SC) VT (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: IN (sharp-scaled manna-grass) KY (sharp-scaled manna grass) MD (sharp-scaled mannagrass) ME (sharp-scaled manna-grass) MI (manna grass) NH (sharp flowered manna-grass) OH (sharp-glumed manna-grass) TN (sharp-scaled mannagrass) VT (sharp manna-grass)
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: OBL
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(OBL) 2(OBL) 3(OBL)

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