Glyceria fluitans (Linaeus 1753) Brown 1810 (Family Poaceae)

Height: 40-120cm
Rarely Mycorrhizal
Perennial, Stoloniferous, Persistent Seed Bank
Hermaphrodite, Flowering May - July (Earliest: 10.5)

Biotopes:
Ponds
Pollination: Wind
Flower Visitors:
Selandria serva

Meliscaeva cinctella

Rhagonycha fulva
Parasites:
Claviceps purpurea

Hydrellia thoracica Larva
(Leaf Miner)
Herbivores:
Tenthredopsis coquebertii Larva

Donacia aquatica
Possible Herbivores:
Selandria melanosterna

Several Chrysomelidae
Sapivores:
Ischnodemus sabuleti

Javesella obscurella

Rhopalosiphum padi

Sitobion fragariae

Ecological Flora of the British Isles
Skye Flora: Flote-grass


Pictures © 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 J.K. Lindsey

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