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Grass and Sedges

Rushes and Restiads of Natal Drakensberg (Ukhahlamba Series)

by Olive Hilliard

  • 383 Want to read
  • 3 Currently reading

Published by International Specialized Book Services .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Trees & wildflowers,
  • Science/Mathematics,
  • Science,
  • Republic of South Africa,
  • Life Sciences - Botany,
  • Life Sciences - Ecology

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages69
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL8332501M
    ISBN 100869809288
    ISBN 109780869809280
    OCLC/WorldCa38191837

    Grasses are by far the most economically important family of plants in the world. Grasses are the “staff of life” for almost every human; rice, corn, wheat, barley, oats, and rye are all grasses. Those can all be fermented into alcoholic beverages, too. Sugarcane, sorghum, and corn are made into sweeteners. Ian Clarke's book, Name Those Grasses; Identifying Grasses, Sedges and Rushes, helps those without specialized knowledge use identification manuals and botanical keys, and clarifies the identification of grasses and grass~like plants. Stuffed with practical information, the book is designed, written, and profusely illustrated with ink.

    About John Sedges: Pseudonym of Pearl S. Buck. John Sedges is the author of The Long Love ( avg rating, ratings, 14 reviews, published ), The /5.   Sedge Lawns: A Sustainable, Low-Maintenance Alternative to Grass By John Greenlee | Decem Few breakthroughs in the history of turf have been as significant as the arrival of an entirely new kind of lawn—the sedge lawn. Sedges are close botanical cousins of .

      Paul Champion, Trevor James, Ian Popay, Kerry Ford () ISBN RRP $ Order from Nationwide Book Distributors. For many years those of us who have to identify grasses as part of our jobs or who just want to find out what plants are called have had to make do with tattered old copies of Lambrechsten's What grass is that? or imported works on British or Australian . Guide to Selecting Native Grasses and Sedges Y Bloom Time: Sp=Spring, Su=Summer,F=Fall x Light Level: =full sun, =partial shade, =shade Time y Common Name (Botanical Name)Bloom y Uses Plant Size Light Levelx Moisture Preference s Sp,Su,F t l-n ed t s s sFile Size: KB.


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The chapter entitled "If you do not find something in this book" has some recommended books and also has more glossary terms for the flowers, fruits, leaves and stems, which includes some general labeled diagrams for the grasses, rushes and by:   Sedges of the Northern Forest: A Photographic Guide (The Northern Forest Atlas Guides) Paperback – Ap by Jerry Jenkins (Author) out of 5 stars 14 ratings.

See all formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. Price New from /5(14). Nutsedge, also known as nut grass, is a weed commonly found in Grass and Sedges book during the summer. These weeds stand taller than the grass in your lawn and are notoriously hard to get rid of given their immersive root systems.

Nutsedge is a perennial sedge, meaning it is a grasslike plant that will live for at least two years and will come back year after. A small (smaller than I was expecting and much friendlier to being taken out for the day), ring bound book with a very clear layout, and a useful guide to grasses found in different locations e.g.

uplands, woodlands, acidic grasslands etc. Very clear images and diagrams, would definitely recommend to a beginner in grass ID and for a go-to field 4/5(3). The Sedges - The Sedges, River Lane, TA7 0 Bridgwater - Rated 5 based on 41 Reviews "Been a couple times and had great days so far.

very nice place to 5/5(42). Although commonly referred to as sedge grass, sedge actually is a weed that closely resembles several types of lawn grasses, and encompasses many varieties of invasive plants often mistakenly identified as grass. This aggressive groundcover poses problems for many homeowners and gardeners: Invasive tubers choke out.

• Differentiate grass/sedge/rush families • Sight recognize some common sedges, grasses and rushes • Become familiar with botanical texts TAXONOMY • FAMILY • GENUS • SPECIES -- Subspecies --Variety (e.g., Aster, Sedge, Rose, Grass) (always italicize) (always.

and for other news of Pacific Northwest sedges The paper in this book meets the guidelines for permanence and durability of the Committee on Production Guidelines for Book Longevity of the Council on Library Resources and the minimum requirements of the American National Standard for Permanence of Paper for Printed Library Materials Z Buy Grasses, Sedges, Rushes and Ferns of Britain and Northern Europe - Collins Pocket Guide.

1st by Fitter, Richard, Fitter, Alastair, Farrer, Ann (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(10).

Sedge: A Field Guide. Carex is the most popular sedge, because of its versatility: It’s a hardy lawn substitute, adds texture in a planter, and brightens a dark corner in a landscape.

Though thousands of sedges populate the Cyperaceae family, Carex is the only genus designated “true sedge.” Another truism: “Sedges have edges,” so garden with gloves when you handle these sharp-bladed.

Ian Clarke’s book, Name Those Grasses; Identifying Grasses, Sedges, and Rushes helps those without specialized knowledge use identification manuals and botanical keys and clarifies the identification of grasses and grass-like plants.

Stuffed with practical information, the book is designed, written, and profusely illustrated with ink. Grasses and grass-like plants form a key component of most plant communities yet are notoriously difficult to identify.

Accurate identification is essential for site survey and management and a botanist’s skill is often judged by his/her ability to ‘do’ grasses, sedges and rushes. The Observer's Book Of Grasses, Sedges And Rushes book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers/5(5).

Buy A Field Guide to Grasses, Sedges and Rushes by Dominic Price (ISBN: ) from Amazon's Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders/5(12). Grasses, Sedges, Rushes: An Identification Guide will take an honored place among my core reference books."—Patrick Lynch, author of A Field Guide to Cape Cod “The classic practical guide to some of most ubiquitous – but most overlooked – of all the plants around us.”—Peter Crane, author of Ginkgo: The Tree that Time Forgot.

Sedges have a grasslike appearance, but unlike most ornamental grasses, many perform as well or better in shade as they do in sun. For that reason, they can fill a useful design niche. Sedges are mostly grown for their bladelike foliage, which ranges from thin strands to thick straps in shades of green, bluish green, yellow, and copper.

Full text of "The book of grasses; an illustrated guide to the common grasses, and the most common of the rushes and sedges" See other formats. Our ongoing series, Sedges Make Sense, continues with Carex that work as alternatives to turf grass lawns.

Sedges add function and beauty to landscapes, and they’re growing in popularity. Follow our series to find out why they make sense for your growing program, green infrastructure projects, and for the landscape market. Unfortunately, most non-lawn ground covers don't appreciate foot traffic, though thyme and the sedges mentioned before will accept occasional walking.

In the book, I recommend red creeping thyme (Thymus praecox spp. Articus ‘Coccineus’) and wooly thyme (T. lanuginosis), both of which are winter hardy. Identification of Grasses, Sedges and Rushes Description.

etc.) of the grass, sedge and rush species that are present there. There will be a question and answer time at end of day, though questions will also be welcome throughout the day.

Get this from a library! A field guide to grasses, sedges and rushes. [Dominic Price, (Of the Species Recovery Trust); Species Recovery Trust,].Observers Book of Grasses, Sedges & Rushes by W.

J. Stokoe and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Identification of Sedge and Sedge-Like Weeds in Florida Citrus 1. Stephen H. Futch and David W.

Hall 2. Sedges are annual or mostly perennial grass-like plants with aerial flower-bearing stems. In annual forms, the stem is solitary to mostly several with basal leaves. Perennial forms have a thick rootstock or an erect to horizontal underground.