Mega Dose
 
 

Special Offers see all

Enter to WIN a $100 Credit

Subscribe to PowellsBooks.news
for a chance to win.
Privacy Policy

Tour our stores


    Recently Viewed clear list


    Original Essays | September 30, 2014

    Brian Doyle: IMG The Rude Burl of Our Masks



    One day when I was 12 years old and setting off on my newspaper route after school my mom said will you stop at the doctor's and pick up something... Continue »

    spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$9.95
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Burnside Botany- Grasses and Weeds
1 Local Warehouse Botany- Grasses and Weeds

Manual of the Grasses of the United States, Vol. 2

by

Manual of the Grasses of the United States, Vol. 2 Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Synopsis:

This work is the definitive encyclopedia of United States grass life. Compiled from the U.S. National Herbarium collection, the largest of its kind in the world, it is the only complete manual of U.S. grasses available, and one of the basic reference works on U.S. plant life. It catalogs and describes in 1,398 numbered species in 169 genera found in this country, plus 120 species in 16 genera of the so-called "waifs".

Synopsis:

Volume 2 of the basic study of American grasses, both indigenous and escapes, cultivated and wild. Over 1400 species. Full descriptions, information. Total in set: over 1100 maps, illustrations. "A definitive work." — American Reference Books Annual.

Synopsis:

Describes the identification, morphology, distribution, and uses of forty-one species of grasses native to the United States.

Table of Contents

VOLUME I

  Introduction

    Uses of grasses

    Distribution of grasses

    Morphology of grasses

    Classification of grasses

    Nomenclature

    Common names

    Scope of manual

  "Gamineae (Poaceae), the grass family"

  Descriptions of the subfamilies and keys to the tribes

    Subfamily 1. Festucoideae

    Subfamily 2. Panicoideae

  Descriptions of the tribes and keys to the genera

    Tribe 1. Bambuseae

    Tribe 2. Festuceae

    Tribe 3. Hordeae

    Tribe 4. Aveneae

    Tribe 5. Agrostideae

    Tribe 6. Zoysieae

    Tribe 7. Chlorideae

    Tribe 8. Phalarideae

    Tribe 9. Oryzeae

    Tribe 10. Zizanieae

    Tribe 11. Melinideae

    Tribe 12. Paniceae

  Descriptions of the tribes and keys to the genera-Continued

    Tribe 13. Andropogoneae

    Tribe 14. Tripsaceae

  Descriptions of genera and species

    Tribe 1. Bambuseae

    Tribe 2. Festuceae

    Tribe 3. Hordeae

    Tribe 4. Aveneae

    Tribe 5. Agrostideae

    Tribe 6. Zoysieae

    Tribe 7. Chloideae

    Tribe 8. Phalarideae

    Tribe 9. Oryzeae

    Tribe 10. Zizanieae

    Tribe 11. Melinideae

VOLUME II

    Tribe 12. Paniceae

    Tribe 13. Andropogoneae

    Tribe 14. Tripsaceae

  Synonymy

  Unidentified names

  Persons for whom grasses have been named

  Glossary

  Appendix

  Addenda

  Index

Product Details

ISBN:
9780486227184
Author:
Hitchcock, A. S.
Publisher:
Dover Publications
Author:
U. S. Dept of Agriculture, A. S. Hitchco
Author:
Hitchcock, A. S.
Author:
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, A. S. Hitchcock
Author:
A. S. Hitchcock U.S. Dept. of Agriculture
Location:
New York
Subject:
Nature
Subject:
United states
Subject:
Plants
Subject:
Plants - Grasses
Subject:
Grasses
Subject:
General Nature
Subject:
Plantas Forrageiras
Subject:
Nature Studies-Botany
Copyright:
Edition Number:
2
Edition Description:
Trade Paper
Series Volume:
no. 1
Publication Date:
19710631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
525
Dimensions:
9.25 x 6.13 in 1.46 lb

Other books you might like

  1. Field Guide to the Grasses, Sedges,... Used Trade Paper $4.00
  2. Peterson Field Guides #2: A Field...
    Used Trade Paper $12.50
  3. Common Weeds of the United States Used Trade Paper $7.95
  4. California Natural History Guides... Used Trade Paper $7.50
  5. Flora of the Pacific Northwest: An...
    Used Hardcover $40.00
  6. Grasses in California (California... New Trade Paper $19.75

Related Subjects

History and Social Science » Law » General
Science and Mathematics » Botany » General
Science and Mathematics » Botany » Grasses and Weeds
Science and Mathematics » Mathematics » Algebra » General
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » Botany
Science and Mathematics » Nature Studies » General

Manual of the Grasses of the United States, Vol. 2 Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$9.95 In Stock
Product details 525 pages Dover Publications - English 9780486227184 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , This work is the definitive encyclopedia of United States grass life. Compiled from the U.S. National Herbarium collection, the largest of its kind in the world, it is the only complete manual of U.S. grasses available, and one of the basic reference works on U.S. plant life. It catalogs and describes in 1,398 numbered species in 169 genera found in this country, plus 120 species in 16 genera of the so-called "waifs".
"Synopsis" by ,
Volume 2 of the basic study of American grasses, both indigenous and escapes, cultivated and wild. Over 1400 species. Full descriptions, information. Total in set: over 1100 maps, illustrations. "A definitive work." — American Reference Books Annual.

"Synopsis" by , Describes the identification, morphology, distribution, and uses of forty-one species of grasses native to the United States.
spacer
spacer
  • back to top

FOLLOW US ON...

     
Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.