Phalaris aquatica

ClassificationMonocots
FamilyPoaceae
Family (Traditional)Poaceae
GenusPhalaris
SpeciesPhalaris aquatica L.
Common Namebulbous canarygrass
Growth Habitgraminoid
Plant NotesLeaf Persistance: Deciduous; Habit: graminoid; Woody/Herbaceous: herbaceous; Terrestrial/Aquatic: Terrestrial;
Leaf Arrangement: Basal; Alternate; Simple/Compound: Simple;
Flower Color2: Yellow; Fruit Color: Yellow ;
C value
StatusNot Native; AGCP (FACU), EMP (FACU) (NWPL); KY[SNA] (State Rank); GNR (Global Rank)

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Featured Plant Photo

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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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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
Phalaris altissima Phalaris altissima Menezes
Phalaris aquatica var. aquatica Phalaris aquatica var. aquatica L.
Phalaris aquatica var. stenoptera Phalaris aquatica var. stenoptera (Hack.) Burkart
Phalaris bulbosa var. alata Phalaris bulbosa var. alata (Trab.) Maire & Weiller
Phalaris bulbosa var. clausonis Phalaris bulbosa var. clausonis (Maire & Trab.) Maire & Weiller
Phalaris nodosa Phalaris nodosa
Phalaris nodosa var. minor Phalaris nodosa var. minor Lojac.
Phalaris stenoptera Phalaris stenoptera Hack.
Phalaris tuberosa Phalaris tuberosa L.
Phalaris tuberosa var. alata Phalaris tuberosa var. alata Trab.
Phalaris tuberosa var. clausonis Phalaris tuberosa var. clausonis Maire & Trab.
Phalaris tuberosa var. hirtiglumis Phalaris tuberosa var. hirtiglumis Batt. & Trabut
Phalaris tuberosa var. stenoptera Phalaris tuberosa var. stenoptera (Hack.) A.S. Hitchc.
Phalaris tuberosa var. tuberosa Phalaris tuberosa var. tuberosa L.

Specimens and Distribution

No specimens exist for this species.

Plant Photos