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Genus: Zizania — wild rice

Be careful when using vegetative characters for species identification. Characters such as leaf blade width and ligule length are highly variable in New England and show tremendous overlap between species. Reference: Terrell et al. (1997).


Poaceae (grass family)

This genus’s species in New England

Visit this genus in the Dichotomous Key