Chapter 1. Introduction to Grasses

Prairie cordgrass (Spartina pectinata)
Prairie cordgrass (Spartina pectinata)

Grasses, sedges, and rushes, commonly referred to as , have unique characteristics that set them apart from other plants. In this chapter, basic biology and morphology are explained. This is vital information to know in order to understand grass design characteristics and site preferences and is critical in plant identification.

Chapter Sections
1.1 Parts of the Plant
1.2 Growth
1.3 Literature Cited

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Gardening with Native Grasses in Cold Climates by Diane M. Narem and Mary Hockenberry Meyer is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License, except where otherwise noted.

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