Boreal Mannagrass - Glyceria borealis
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Stems 80–150 cm. Leaves: leaf blades 2–5 (7) mm wide, ligules 5–11 mm long. Inflorescence a narrow panicle 20–45 cm long, branches ascending. Spikelets 8–15 mm long, round in cross-section. Lemmas 8 to 12 per spikelet (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX)
Sporadic throughout much of North America although absent in the southeast (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).
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- Horpestad, A.A. 1969. Factors affecting the distribution and abundance of aquatic macrophytes in parts of the Madison, Firehole and Gibbon Rivers. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 88 p.
- Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.