Of all the plants of the earth the grasses are of the gratest use to the human race. To the grasses belong the cereals, sugarcane, sorghum, and the bamboos; and, since they furnish the bulk of the forage for domestic animals, the grasses are also the basis of animal industry.... spikelet; spikelets 3 to 3.2 mm. long, obovate; first glume half as long as the spikelet. % a Sandy prairies, southern Texas. 1. Depauperate. a Ligule less than 1 mm. long; blades. MANUAL OF THE GRASSES OF THE UNITED STATES G37.
|Title||:||Manual of the grasses of the United States|
|Author||:||Albert Spear Hitchcock, Agnes Chase|