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Zizania palustris var. palustris
Family: Poaceae
northern wildrice,  more...
[Zizania aquatica subsp. angustifolia (A.S. Hitchc.) Tzvelev,  more]
Zizania palustris var. palustris image
Stems arising 0.7-1.5 m above the water (this sometimes over 1 m deep); lvs seldom over 1 cm wide; ligule 3-5(-10) mm; panicle narrow, the lower branches with usually 5-15 staminate spikelets; awns of the pistillate lemmas 1.5-4 cm. Que. and N.B. to Pa., w. to Io. and Minn. (Z. aquatica var. angustifolia)

Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.

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