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Index to grass species

Index to grass species

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Published by G.K. Hall & Co. in Boston, Mass .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Photographic reproduction of card index held in the Smithsonian Institution Dept of Botany, begun before 1900, largely completed by Cornelia D. Niles; corrected and added to by Agnes Chase.

Statementcompiled by Agnes Chase and Cornelia D. Niles.
ContributionsChase, Agnes., Niles, Cornelia D., SmithsonianInstitution. Department of Botany.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL20123443M

Grasses have stems that are hollow except at the nodes and narrow alternate leaves borne in two ranks. The lower part of each leaf encloses the stem, forming a leaf-sheath. With around genera and aro species, Poaceae are the fifth-largest plant family, following the Asteraceae, Orchidaceae, Clade: Tracheophytes. Alaska Department of Fish and Game P.O. Box W. 8th Street Juneau, AK Office Locations.

About this book. It is now over 50 years since the grasses of the British Isles were last subject to a book of their own (Hubbard, , revised & ). Changes have since occured regarding the taxonomy of the families to justify a new BSBI Handbook. suitable grass seed mixtures. All grass and clover varieties listed in this booklet have a proven record of performance over a period of years at a number of different locations, and are deemed most suitable for Irish conditions. Growers should give .

Purchase this book. Know Your Grasses (B) Grasses are one of Texas' most valuable natural resources. This publication will introduce you to the amazing variety of native and introduced grasses in Texas. Plants are arranged alphabetically by common name, with scientific names given for clarity and reference. Each grass is beautifully. Thrive on very bare ground Goosefoot (Chenopodium glaucum). Largely on heavy textured soils in damp areas; More information about Goosefoot. Figure 15 - Glaucous Goosefoot plant - Photo: A J Brown. Fat hen (Agrostis capillaris). Plants have produced , seeds and seeds have been known to survive for 30 to 40 years in the soil.


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Bibliographic information. Title. Learning to identify the many species of grasses, sedges and rushes is extremely difficult. This book describes species using parts of the plant that are easy to identify.

The relatively small number of species represented in the book (compared to the very large number of species that actually exist) makes it so it's not too overwhelming to key out the by: A reference book on the most common grasses in the Great Plains region, this publication is ideal for farmers, ranchers, wildlife enthusiasts and students who have a need to identify grasses.

This page, full-color book can be used to easily and accurately identify grasses in the area. Authors: Chuck R. Coffey and Russell L. Stevens. Audio Books & Poetry Community Audio Computers, Technology and Science Music, Arts & Culture News & Public Affairs Non-English Audio Spirituality & Religion.

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Librivox Free Audiobook. Podcasts. Featured Full text of "Index to grass species" See other formats. This book brings together information on the contrasting characteristics, condition, present use and problems of the world's main natural grasslands.

Since grassland is commercialized through the grazing animal, particular attention is paid to the livestock production systems associated with each main type. Grazing resources are more than simply edible herbage: many other factors.

Sasol First Field Guide to Grasses of Southern Africa provides an introduction to grasses and a guide to 44 southern African species. These represent conspicuous, widespread grasses, weedy roadside species, invasive aliens, and horticulturally useful grasses as well as important indigenous food species.

Results from the current study indicate that the subcontinent is represented by eight subfamilies, 25 tribes, genera and species, inferring that only 20% of the world’s grass genera.

With more t species, the grass family, Poaceae, is one of the largest families of flowering plants. Its members are monocotyledons and feature leaves with parallel veins; the flowers are usually wind-pollinated.

Many grasses are cultivated as ornamental plants and for lawns, and several. Cool-season grasses grow best in areas of the country that experience cold, freezing winters and hot, dry summers.

This lawn grass has peak growth during cool weather. These kinds of grass adapt well to temperature fluctuations. However, such grasses tend to grow the best in the spring and fall seasons when temperatures range from 60 to Well over species of native plants commonly grow in prairie remnants smaller than 2 hectares.

Within the Central Plains and tall-grass prairie, between and species are usually found in remnants with areas of approximately hectares (Steiger, ).Cited by: Grasses: An Identification Guide.

Focusing on the color, shape, and texture of the plants, and avoiding the technicalities presented by most botanical guides, this first and only popular book on the subject provides a lively account of the history, ecology, and uses of species of ulture. Page - The grass flames up on the hillsides like a spring fire, — " et primitus oritur herba imbribus primoribus evocata," 27 —as if the earth sent forth an inward heat to greet the returning sun ; not yellow but green is the color of its flame ; — the symbol of perpetual youth, the grass-blade, like a long green ribbon, streams from the sod into the 28 summer, checked indeed by.

Although the guide covers grasses that occur in a county area, the extensive ranges of many represented species also make Grasses of South Texas a useful reference for other areas of the state, the American Southwest and the Great Plains, and northern by: 8.

home - common name index - scientific name index - picture key - weedy grasses - ornamental grasses - database: Grasses of Iowa is an on-going project of the Ecology, Evolution, and Organismal Biology Department at Iowa State University designed to provide to a broad audience–the general public and professionals alike–a handy resource for the identification and evaluation of grasses.

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Tepper. The Climate Zone Map is a color coded map for the selection of grass types based on CLIMATE (rainfall, etc) and TEMPERATURE. Each zone color in this map will correspond with a number located on the chart beside the map. This number will be used in the grass zone chart below to indicate the best types of grass for the location selected.

Grasses were the first food plants to be cultivated by man. Grass crops, such as maize, wheat, rice and sugarcane are still our most important food source to farm animals and the large herds of grazing animals in the wild.

The identification of grasses becomes important during land management as the various grass species differ in their grazing. Until it was eclipsed by Darke's own Encyclopedia of Grasses for Livable Landscapes (see above), this book was the best illustrated, most complete reference on ornamental grasses, featuring over full color photographs of garden-worthy grasses, sedges, rushes, restios, cat-tails and bamboos.

Many grasses are pictured in multiple seasons. While there are only grass types, cool season and warm season grasses, there are thousand of grass species throughout the wold.

Except for a few species, most grasses will come in only two colors: green and tan. Green when growing and tan when dormant.

An Answer to a Commonly Asked Question.Invasive plants and the EPBC Act. Threat abatement plan to reduce the impacts on northern Australia's biodiversity by the five listed grasses - ; Loss and degradation of native plant and animal habitat by invasion of escaped garden plants, including aquatic plants - The RED / AMBER / GREEN dots indicate how easy it is to identify the species - see our Identification Difficulty page for more information.

A coloured rating followed by an exclamation mark denotes that different ID difficulties apply to either males and females or to the larvae - see the species page for more detail.