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 rice typically takes on its emergent form in June, growing up out of the water to a height of 3 to 5 feet for lake rice (Zizania palustris) and up to 13 feet for the elegant, state-threatened river rice (Zizania aquatica).
An early study on the roots of a North American wild rice, Zizania aquatica [3], has been followed by relatively little on anatomy of the roots and stems, including Zizania latifolia [4-9], although considerable leaf anatomy is known [5].