Guide To Texas Grasses

Author: Robert B. Shaw
Editor: Texas A&M University Press
ISBN: 1603441867
File Size: 23,65 MB
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In this new, complete Guide to Texas Grasses, Robert B. Shaw and the team at the Texas A&M University Institute of Renewable Natural Resources provide an indispensable reference to the world’s most economically important plant family. After discussing the impact of grass on our everyday lives as food, biofuels, land restoration, erosion control, and water become ever more urgent issues worldwide—the book then provides:a description of the structure of the grass plant;details of the classification and distribution of Texas grasses;brief species accounts;distributional maps;color photographs;plus black-and-white drawings of 670 grass species—native, introduced, and ornamental. Scientific keys help identify the grasses to group, genera, and species, and an alphabetized checklist includes information on: origin (native or introduced); longevity (annual or perennial);growth season (cool or warm season); endangered status;and occurrence (by ecological zone). A glossary, literature citations, and a quick index to genera round out the book. Guide to Texas Grasses is a comprehensive treatment of Texas grasses meant to assist students, botanists, ecologists, agronomists, range scientists, naturalists, researchers, extension agents, and others who work with or are interested in these important plants.
Guide to Texas Grasses
Language: en
Pages: 1096
Authors: Robert B. Shaw
Categories: Reference
Type: BOOK - Published: 2012-06-21 - Publisher: Texas A&M University Press

In this new, complete Guide to Texas Grasses, Robert B. Shaw and the team at the Texas A&M University Institute of Renewable Natural Resources provide an indispensable reference to the world’s most economically important plant family. After discussing the impact of grass on our everyday lives as food, biofuels, land
Grasses of the Texas Hill Country
Language: en
Pages: 208
Authors: Brian Loflin, Shirley Loflin, Stephan L. Hatch
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2006-04-04 - Publisher: Texas A&M University Press

This photographic guide to grasses gives all who have been frustrated trying to identify these difficult plants an easy-to-use, visually precise, and information-packed field guide to seventy-seven native and introduced species that grow in the Texas Hill Country and beyond. With a blade of grass in hand, open this book
The Grasses of Texas
Language: en
Pages: 653
Authors: Frank W. Gould
Categories: Grasses
Type: BOOK - Published: 1975 - Publisher: Texas A&M University Press

With 523 species of native, introduced, and adventive grasses, Texas has by far the most diverse grass flora of any of the fifty states. Gould's full and systematic treatment of Texas grasses is the definitive guide to this vast and complex subject.
Field Guide to Common Texas Grasses
Language: en
Pages: 448
Authors: Stephan L. Hatch, Kelly C. Umphres, A. Jenét Ardoin
Categories: Nature
Type: BOOK - Published: 2016-02-25 - Publisher: Texas A&M University Press

Covering 172 species of the most significant common grasses growing in Texas, this complete update of the now-classic Common Texas Grasses: An Illustrated Guide contains range maps and color images of the inflorescences and spikelets of each species along with the detailed, black-and-white illustrations found in the original volume. Identifying
Common Texas Grasses
Language: en
Pages: 267
Authors: Frank W. Gould
Categories: Grasses
Type: BOOK - Published: 1978 - Publisher:

A ready reference to the 150 most familiar and important species of grasses that grow in the state of Texas. Each species of grass is illustrated by a line drawing and given a botanical description.