Glyceria nervata
manna grass manna grass n. (Bot.), Any of several tall slender grasses of the genus {Glyceria}. They have long loose panicles, have a sweet flavor or odor, and grow in moist places. {Nerved manna grass} is {Glyceria nervata}, and {Floating manna grass} is {Glyceria fluitans}. [1913 Webster + WordNet 1.5]

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  • Glyceria nervata (Willd.) Trin. — Symbol GLST Synonym Symbol GLNE2 Botanical Family Poaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Glyceria nervata (Willd.) Trin. — Symbol GLST Synonym Symbol GLNE2 Botanical Family Poaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • nervata —   , nervatum, nervatus   L. nervus, nerve; ata, possessing.   1) Spikelets with conspicuously nerved lemmas or glumes. Bouteloua nervata, Buchlomimus nervatus, Glyceria nervata, Gymnanthelia nervata, Isachne nervata, Panicularia nervata, Panicum… …   Etymological dictionary of grasses

  • Glyceria fluitans — manna grass manna grass n. (Bot.), Any of several tall slender grasses of the genus {Glyceria}. They have long loose panicles, have a sweet flavor or odor, and grow in moist places. {Nerved manna grass} is {Glyceria nervata}, and {Floating manna… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Glyceria aquatica — Grass Grass, n. [OE. gras, gres, gers, AS, gr[ae]s, g[ae]rs; akin to OFries. gres, gers, OS., D., G., Icel., & Goth. gras, Dan. gr[ae]s, Sw. gr[aum]s, and prob. to E. green, grow. Cf. {Graze}.] 1. Popularly: Herbage; the plants which constitute… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Gryceria nervata — Grass Grass, n. [OE. gras, gres, gers, AS, gr[ae]s, g[ae]rs; akin to OFries. gres, gers, OS., D., G., Icel., & Goth. gras, Dan. gr[ae]s, Sw. gr[aum]s, and prob. to E. green, grow. Cf. {Graze}.] 1. Popularly: Herbage; the plants which constitute… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Floating manna grass — manna grass manna grass n. (Bot.), Any of several tall slender grasses of the genus {Glyceria}. They have long loose panicles, have a sweet flavor or odor, and grow in moist places. {Nerved manna grass} is {Glyceria nervata}, and {Floating manna… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • manna grass — n. (Bot.), Any of several tall slender grasses of the genus {Glyceria}. They have long loose panicles, have a sweet flavor or odor, and grow in moist places. {Nerved manna grass} is {Glyceria nervata}, and {Floating manna grass} is {Glyceria… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Nerved manna grass — manna grass manna grass n. (Bot.), Any of several tall slender grasses of the genus {Glyceria}. They have long loose panicles, have a sweet flavor or odor, and grow in moist places. {Nerved manna grass} is {Glyceria nervata}, and {Floating manna… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Agelena naevia — Grass Grass, n. [OE. gras, gres, gers, AS, gr[ae]s, g[ae]rs; akin to OFries. gres, gers, OS., D., G., Icel., & Goth. gras, Dan. gr[ae]s, Sw. gr[aum]s, and prob. to E. green, grow. Cf. {Graze}.] 1. Popularly: Herbage; the plants which constitute… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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