Glyceria melicaria

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusGlyceria
SpeciesGlyceria melicaria (Michx.) F. T. Hubbard
Common Namemelic mannagrass
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: graminoid; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Basal; Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple; Leaf Complexity: 0; Leaf Type: Grasslike;
Hypanthium: No; Perianth Absent: No; Flower Color2: Green; Fruit Color: Black ;
*Average C-Value: 6.1
C value 6
StatusNative; AGCP (OBL), EMP (OBL) (NWPL); TN[SNR] KY[S3S4] (State Rank); G5 (Global Rank)
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** Not applicable or data not available.

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Species Distribution Map

This species has been reported in the counties highlighted in the interactive distribution map below. Click on a county to display the its name. Click the question mark icon () to view additional information about the ecoregions shown. In the map legend, there are links to toggle the visibility of the ecoregions and/or their labels. In addition, clicking on an ecoregion name will highlight that region on the map.

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  • Counties
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Ecoregions
  • Southeastern Plains
    • Blackland Prarie
  • Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Ridge and Valley
  • Cumberland Plateau
  • Cumberland Mountains
  • Allegheny Plateau
  • Interior Plateau
    • Bluegrass Region
    • Nashville Basin
    • Pennyroyal Karst Plain
    • Western Highland Rim
    • Eastern Highland Rim

Synonyms

SynonymFull Citation
Glyceria elongata Glyceria elongata
Glyceria torreyana Glyceria torreyana
Panicularia elongata Panicularia elongata (Spreng.) Kuntze
Panicularia torreyana Panicularia torreyana (Spreng.) Merr.
Panicum melicarium Panicum melicarium Michx.
Poa torreyana Poa torreyana Spreng.

Specimens and Distribution

This species has been reported in the following counties by the herbaria listed. An overview of the individual specimens are provided in the table that follows. Click on the accession number to view details; click on column headers to sort.

Counties included on distribution map: Bell (KY), Elliott (KY), Harlan (KY), Jackson (KY), Morgan (KY), Powell (KY), Wolfe (KY), Blount (TN), Carter (TN), Fentress (TN), Greene (TN), Hamilton (TN), Johnson (TN), Monroe (TN), Pickett (TN), Sevier (TN), Unicoi (TN)

Herbaria represented by specimen data listed below: APSC, EKY, ETSU, HTTU, KNK, MDKY, TENN, UCHT

Range of years during which specimens were collected: 1988 - 2017

Accession No. (click for full details) County State Coll. Date Collector &
Collection No.
Herbarium &
Herbarium Name Used
N/A Wolfe Kentucky 15 Jul 1989 R.C. Clark
22232
EKY
Glyceria melicaria
31234100775590 Wolfe Kentucky 15 Jul 1989 Ross C. Clark
22232
EKY
Glyceria melicaria
31234100127602 Wolfe Kentucky 01 May 1998 Kim Feeman
227
EKY
Glyceria melicaria
N/A Wolfe Kentucky 15 Jul 1989 Ross C. Clark
22232
EKY
Glyceria melicaria
ETSU003583 Unicoi Tennessee 01 Sep 2014 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Glyceria melicaria
N/A Greene Tennessee 20 Jun 2009 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Glyceria melicaria
ETSU006811 Johnson Tennessee 06 Jul 2013 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Glyceria melicaria
ETSU005955 Unicoi Tennessee 02 Jun 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Glyceria melicaria
ETSU003579 Greene Tennessee 13 Aug 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Glyceria melicaria
N/A Carter Tennessee 01 Nov 2016 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Glyceria melicaria
ETSU003586 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Glyceria melicaria
N/A Carter Tennessee 14 Jun 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Glyceria melicaria
31973000022219 Powell Kentucky 22 Jun 1997 Naczi, Robert
6652
KNK
Glyceria melicaria
31973000022218 Harlan Kentucky 15 Aug 1997 Naczi, Robert
6845
KNK
Glyceria melicaria
31234100127628 Wolfe Kentucky 17 May 1988 Julian Campbell
EKY
Glyceria melicaria
31234100127636 Wolfe Kentucky 21 Sep 1988 Julian Campbell
EKY
Glyceria melicaria
31234100734217 Wolfe Kentucky 15 May 1988 Julian Campbell
EKY
Glyceria melicaria
31234100127610 Wolfe Kentucky 19 May 1998 Kim Feeman
244
EKY
Glyceria melicaria
31234100780236 Powell Kentucky 28 Jul 2017 Thomas McFadden
629
EKY
Glyceria melicaria
N/A Carter Tennessee 01 Aug 2012 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Glyceria melicaria
ETSU003587 Johnson Tennessee
ETSU
Glyceria melicaria
ETSU003581 Unicoi Tennessee 25 Jul 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Glyceria melicaria
ETSU003585 Unicoi Tennessee
ETSU
Glyceria melicaria
ETSU003582 Unicoi Tennessee 12 Jun 2010 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Glyceria melicaria
ETSU003580 Unicoi Tennessee 29 Jun 2011 Frosty Levy
ETSU
Glyceria melicaria
MDKY00004720 Jackson Kentucky
MDKY
Glyceria melicaria
MDKY00004719 Elliott Kentucky
MDKY
Glyceria melicaria
MDKY00004718 Harlan Kentucky
MDKY
Glyceria melicaria
TENN-V-0033867 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Glyceria melicaria
MDKY00004717 Morgan Kentucky
MDKY
Glyceria melicaria
TENN-V-0033869 Hamilton Tennessee
TENN
Glyceria melicaria
TENN-V-0033868 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Glyceria melicaria
TENN-V-0034093 Harlan Kentucky
TENN
Glyceria melicaria
TENN-V-0033872 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Glyceria melicaria
TENN-V-0033866 Carter Tennessee
TENN
Glyceria melicaria
TENN-V-0033875 Unicoi Tennessee
TENN
Glyceria melicaria
TENN-V-0033874 Pickett Tennessee
TENN
Glyceria melicaria
TENN-V-0034095 Bell Kentucky
TENN
Glyceria melicaria
APSC0062084 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Glyceria melicaria
APSC0094927 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Glyceria melicaria
APSC0043834 Fentress Tennessee
APSC
Glyceria melicaria
APSC0043831 Sevier Tennessee
APSC
Glyceria melicaria
APSC0076997 Wolfe Kentucky
APSC
Glyceria melicaria
HTTU011898 Carter Tennessee 21 Sep 2008 Mark McIntosh
81
HTTU
Glyceria melicaria
TENN-V-0033865 Blount Tennessee
TENN
Glyceria melicaria
TENN-V-0033870 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Glyceria melicaria
TENN-V-0033871 Johnson Tennessee
TENN
Glyceria melicaria
TENN-V-0033873 Monroe Tennessee
TENN
Glyceria melicaria
TENN-V-0034094 Harlan Kentucky
TENN
Glyceria melicaria
UCHT003001 Hamilton Tennessee
UCHT
Glyceria melicaria
APSC0094928 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Glyceria melicaria
APSC0064401 Bell Kentucky
APSC
Glyceria melicaria
APSC0095041 Harlan Kentucky
APSC
Glyceria melicaria
APSC0043836 Sevier Tennessee
APSC
Glyceria melicaria
APSC0043835 Carter Tennessee
APSC
Glyceria melicaria
UCHT035868 Monroe Tennessee
UCHT
Glyceria melicaria
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