Glyceria x pedicellata

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Glyceria x pedicellata F.Towns.

Poaceae

Life form: grass

Exposure: sun  

Moisture: wet

Soil: loam - Soil: clay - Soil: loamy clay

Arrangement: distichous
Leaves:

Shape: linear

Division: simple

Shape: not specified
Fruit: caryopsis

 

Inflorescence: panicle

Petals: not specified
Habit: not specified

Growth form: clump-forming

Taxonomy

Divisio:
Magnoliophyta
Subdivisio:
Magnoliophytina
Classis:
Liliopsida
Subclassis:
Commelinidae
Superordo:
Poanae
Ordo:
Poales

Glyceria x pedicellata is a grass.

Naming

Glyceria x pedicellata was described by Frederick Townsend in 1850. The name is considered as validly published.

Taxonomy

Glyceria x pedicellata is a species in the genus Glyceria which contains approximately 48 to 63 species and belongs to the family of the Poaceae (Grass Family).

Characteristics

Growth

Leaves

Glyceria x pedicellata has simple leaves that are distichous. The leaves are linear, entire and have parallel venation.

Flowers and Fruits

Glyceria x pedicellata produces flowers that are arranged in panicles from June to August.

The grasses produce caryopses.

Root System

Distribution

Glyceria x pedicellata is native to the British Isles, France, Central Europe, eastern Central Europe, the Balkan Peninsula, Northern Europe and the Baltic states (Lithuania, Latvia, Estonia, Kaliningrad Oblast).

Cultivation

The grasses prefer a sunny situation on wet soil. The substrate should be loamy, clay or loamy clay soil.

Uses

Maintenance and Propagation

Cultivars

Pests and Diseases

Literature

  • Walter Erhardt, Erich Götz, Nils Bödeker, Siegmund Seybold: Der große Zander. Eugen Ulmer KG, Stuttgart 2008, ISBN 978-3-8001-5406-7. (Ger.)
  • Christoper Brickell (Editor-in-chief): RHS A-Z Encyclopedia of Garden Plants. Third edition. Dorling Kindersley, London 2003, ISBN 0-7513-3738-2.

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