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Torreyochloa pallida (Torr.) Church var. pauciflora (J. Presl) J.I. Davis
Pale false mannagrass



General Information
Symbol: TOPAP3
Group: Monocot
Family: Poaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit: Graminoid
Native Status: CAN   N
L48   N
AK   N
Fact Sheet (pdf) (doc)
Data Source and Documentation
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Distribution Map
green distribution legend Present blank legend Absent/Unreported

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USA (AK, AZ, CA, CO, ID, MT, NM, NV, OR, SD, UT, WA, WY), CAN (AB, BC, YT)

Images

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Synonyms

Symbol Scientific Name
GLPA6 Glyceria pauciflora J. Presl
TOPAM Torreyochloa pauciflora (J. Presl) Church var. microtheca (Buckley) Roy L. Taylor & MacBryde
PUPAH Puccinellia pauciflora (J. Presl) Munz var. holmii (Beal) C.L. Hitchc.
TOPA3 Torreyochloa pauciflora (J. Presl) Church
GLOT Glyceria otisii Hitchc.
TOPAH Torreyochloa pauciflora (J. Presl) Church var. holmii (Beal) Roy L. Taylor & MacBryde
PUPAM2 Puccinellia pauciflora (J. Presl) Munz var. microtheca (Buckley) C.L. Hitchc.
PUPA3 Puccinellia pauciflora (J. Presl) Munz

Classification

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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Commelinidae
Order Cyperales
Family Poaceae – Grass family
Genus Torreyochloa Church – false mannagrass
Species Torreyochloa pallida (Torr.) Church – pale false mannagrass
Variety Torreyochloa pallida (Torr.) Church var. pauciflora (J. Presl) J.I. Davis – pale false mannagrass

Subordinate Taxa

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Legal Status

Threatened and Endangered Information:
This plant is listed by the U.S. federal government or a state. Common names are from state and federal lists. Click on a place name to get a complete protected plant list for that location.
Kentucky
pale manna grass
Endangered
Maryland
pale mannagrass
Endangered
Tennessee
pale manna grass
Special Concern

Wildlife

Food

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Cover

Source Large Mammals Small Mammals Water Birds Terrestrial Birds

Description of Values

Value Class Food Cover