Manual of the Grasses of the United States

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Volume 2 of the basic study of American grasses, both indigenous and escapes, cultivated and wild. Over 1400 species. Full descriptions, information. Total in set: over 1100 maps, illustrations. A definitive work invaluable to both amateur and professional botanists.-American Reference Books Annual.
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Manual of the Grasses of the United States, Volume One

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Overview

Volume 2 of the basic study of American grasses, both indigenous and escapes, cultivated and wild. Over 1400 species. Full descriptions, information. Total in set: over 1100 maps, illustrations. A definitive work invaluable to both amateur and professional botanists.-American Reference Books Annual.
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780486227177
  • Publisher: Dover Publications
  • Publication date: 6/1/1971
  • Series: Books on Plants Series
  • Edition description: Revised, Unabridged
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 525
  • Product dimensions: 6.13 (w) x 9.25 (h) x 1.16 (d)

Table of Contents

VOLUME I
  Introduction
    Uses of grasses
    Distribution of grasses
    Morphology of grasses
    Classification of grasses
    Nomenclature
    Common names
    Scope of manual
  "Gamineae (Poaceae), the grass family"
  Descriptions of the subfamilies and keys to the tribes
    Subfamily 1. Festucoideae
    Subfamily 2. Panicoideae
  Descriptions of the tribes and keys to the genera
    Tribe 1. Bambuseae
    Tribe 2. Festuceae
    Tribe 3. Hordeae
    Tribe 4. Aveneae
    Tribe 5. Agrostideae
    Tribe 6. Zoysieae
    Tribe 7. Chlorideae
    Tribe 8. Phalarideae
    Tribe 9. Oryzeae
    Tribe 10. Zizanieae
    Tribe 11. Melinideae
    Tribe 12. Paniceae
  Descriptions of the tribes and keys to the genera-Continued
    Tribe 13. Andropogoneae
    Tribe 14. Tripsaceae
  Descriptions of genera and species
    Tribe 1. Bambuseae
    Tribe 2. Festuceae
    Tribe 3. Hordeae
    Tribe 4. Aveneae
    Tribe 5. Agrostideae
    Tribe 6. Zoysieae
    Tribe 7. Chloideae
    Tribe 8. Phalarideae
    Tribe 9. Oryzeae
    Tribe 10. Zizanieae
    Tribe 11. Melinideae
VOLUME II
    Tribe 12. Paniceae
    Tribe 13. Andropogoneae
    Tribe 14. Tripsaceae
  Synonymy
  Unidentified names
  Persons for whom grasses have been named
  Glossary
  Appendix
  Addenda
  Index
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