Grasses: An Identification Guide
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 1992 - Nature - 240 pages
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 135 species of grasses.Horticulture. 368 line drawings.
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