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Zizania texana
(Texas wild-rice)

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Zizania texana (Texas wild-rice)

Summary

  • Last modified
  • 13 July 2018
  • Datasheet Type(s)
  • Threatened Species
  • Preferred Scientific Name
  • Zizania texana
  • Preferred Common Name
  • Texas wild-rice
  • Taxonomic Tree
  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •   Kingdom: Plantae
  •     Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •       Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •         Class: Monocotyledonae
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Identity

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Preferred Scientific Name

  • Zizania texana Hitchc.

Preferred Common Name

  • Texas wild-rice

Other Scientific Names

  • Texas wildrice

Taxonomic Tree

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  • Domain: Eukaryota
  •     Kingdom: Plantae
  •         Phylum: Spermatophyta
  •             Subphylum: Angiospermae
  •                 Class: Monocotyledonae
  •                     Order: Cyperales
  •                         Family: Poaceae
  •                             Genus: Zizania
  •                                 Species: Zizania texana

Invasive Species Threats

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Invasive SpeciesWhere ThreatenedMechanismReferencesNotes
Colocasia esculenta (taro)TexasCompetition (unspecified); Ecosystem change / habitat alterationUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 1995
Cyprinus carpio (common carp)TexasEcosystem change / habitat alteration; Pest and disease transmissionUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 1995
Hydrilla verticillata (hydrilla)TexasCompetition (unspecified); Ecosystem change / habitat alterationUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 1995
Marisa cornuarietis (giant ramshorn)TexasHerbivory/grazing/browsingNatureServe, 2015
Myocastor coypus (coypu)TexasHerbivory/grazing/browsingUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 1995
Oreochromis niloticus (Nile tilapia)TexasEcosystem change / habitat alteration; Pest and disease transmissionUS Fish and Wildlife Service, 1995

References

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NatureServe, 2015. NatureServe Explorer: An online encyclopedia of life (Version 7.1). Arlington, Virginia, USA: NatureServe. http://explorer.natureserve.org