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 Changed: 21-Apr-2012
Species priority site is: North Central Regional PI Station (NC7)
Accessions: 1 in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

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

Distributional Range:


  • Northern America

    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Idaho, - Oregon, - Washington
    • Southwestern U.S.A.: United States - California
    • Western Canada: Canada - British Columbia


  • Douglas, G. W. et al., eds. The vascular plants of British Colombia. 1994 (F BritCol)
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  • Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. 1955-1969 (F Pacif NW)
  • Whipple, I. G. et al. 2007. Molecular insights into the taxonomy of Glyceria (Poaceae: Meliceae) in North America Amer. J. Bot. 94:551-557.


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