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Texas grasses

William Arents Silveus

Texas grasses

classification and description of grasses; descriptive systematic agrostology.

by William Arents Silveus

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  • 39 Currently reading

Published by The author in [San Antonio] .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Texas.
    • Subjects:
    • Grasses -- Texas.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 772.

      StatementBy W. A. Silveus ... Drawings by Olive Vandruff.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK495.G74 S6
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxlvi p., 1 l., 782 p.
      Number of Pages782
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6298492M
      LC Control Number33035677
      OCLC/WorldCa2555047

      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. Author: Robert B. Shaw. Covering 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 descriptive text, keys to genera and species, a Author: Stephan L. Hatch, Kelly C. Umphres, A. Jenét Ardoin.

        There are no shortage of weeds within Texas' borders. Encompassing U.S. Department of Agriculture plant hardiness zones 6a to 9b, Texas contains several lawn weeds common to yards throughout the state. For lawns with a broad range of weeds, herbicidal treatment can be tricky. For example, weed killers that work on. Get this from a library! Common Texas grasses: an illustrated guide. [Frank W Gould; Stephan L Hatch] -- Provides information about of the most common and familiar grasses in Texas, featuring an illustration and botanical description of each species, as well as a discussion of its importance and.

      Texas A & M University recommends the native verbena as an "outstanding perennial" for most areas of the state. Available in a variety of colors, verbena blossoms from spring to fall and matures between 6 and 12 inches. The University of Texas at Austin cites Glandularia bipinnatifida as a particularly good variety of verbena for Texas gardens. Plants that Contaminate Wool and Mohair in Texas. Rangeland Plants of Texas Database This database provides information on plants commonly found in Texas rangelands. Know Your Grasses A quiz from the Noble Foundation.


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