Tall Mannagrass

Glyceria elata, native
  • Long-lived, cool season perennial
  • Rapidly establishes
  • Palatable spring forage
  • Makes fair quality but light hay
  • Used to stabilize wetlands, providing soil is not saline or alkaline
  • Suited for restoration of swamps and edges of marshes, ponds and streams
  • Can withstand exposure to full sun and dense shade
  • Provides cover for wildlife and waterfowl
  • Can be used as an ornamental grass in landscape ponds

Characteristics Table
Growth Habit Rhizomatous
Flood Tolerance Excellent
Drought Tolerance Poor
Salt Tolerance Poor
Soil PH Acidic to Neutral
Soil Type Medium to Moderately Fine
Approx. Seeds/lb 1,600,000
Canopy Mature Height 100-180 cm

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