Zizania aquatica

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Related to Zizania aquatica: Zizania palustris
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Noun1.Zizania aquatica - perennial aquatic grass of North America bearing grain used for food
Indian rice, wild rice - grains of aquatic grass of North America
cereal, cereal grass - grass whose starchy grains are used as food: wheat; rice; rye; oats; maize; buckwheat; millet
genus Zizania, Zizania - wild rice
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The grain can be harvested from two species that are produced in Canada; Zizania aquatica and Zizania palustris.
Wild Rice Viability and Germination Testing to Compare Southern and Northern Ecotypes of Northern Wild Rice, Zizania Aquatica Var.
Those shiny, deep, dark brown grains known as wild rice - sometimes referred to as the ``caviar of grains'' - are technically not rice at all, but the seeds of an aquatic grass known as Zizania Aquatica.