Grasses of Wisconsin: The Taxonomy, Ecology, and Distribution of the Gramineae Growing in the State Without Cultivation

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Univ of Wisconsin Press, 1951 - Nature - 173 pages
The definitive study of grasses, whether native or non-native, growing in the wild in Wisconsin. Includes meticulous descriptions, techniques, maps, and illustrations for locating and identifying these grasses, expert analysis, and a detailed glossary and index.
 

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Contents

INTRODUCTION
3
To Identify a Grass
5
KEY TO SUBFAMILIES AND TRIBES
9
CHARACTERISTICS AND DISTRIBUTION OF THE GRAMINEAE OF WISCONSIN
10
Hordeae
30
Aveneae
41
Agrostideae
45
Chlorideae
66
Paniceae
71
Andropogoneae
92
Tripsaceae
94
THE GEOLOGICAL SETTING
95
THE VEGETATION OF WISCONSIN
97
FIGURES
105
GLOSSARY
165
INDEX
168

Phalarideae
68
Oryzeae
70

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About the author (1951)

Norman C. Fassett was professor of botany and curator of the Herbarium at the University of Wisconsin from 1925 to 1954. He was a pioneer in preserving habitat of the rich and diverse flora of Wisconsin. He is also the author of Spring Flora of Wisconsin and A Manual of Aquatic Plants, both published by the University of Wisconsin Press.

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