Glyceria striata

Glyceria striata

Fowl mannagrass

Previous scientific name(s): Glyceria elata, Glyceria nervata, Glyceria striata ssp. stricta, Glyceria striata var. stricta, Panicularia nervata

Cool season, rhizomatous perennial. Occurs along slow streams, often associated with aspen or coniferous woods and willow thickets up to 11,500 ft. elevation. Prefers areas where seasonal flooding occurs. Spreads rapidly. Excellent for streambank stabilization, forage for waterfowl and big game. Grows in every state except Hawaii.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
25 
in. or taller
Season: 
Cool
Life Form: 
Sodformer
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
10 
in. - Wetland adapted
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Full Shade
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Moderately Coarse: 
Not Adapted
Medium: 
Marginal
Moderately Fine: 
Best
Fine: 
Average

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Average
Neutral: 
Average
Basic: 
Best
Seeding Rate: 
- 12 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
22.30 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
180,000
Planting Season: 
Spring
Fall
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes