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Author Smith, J. P. (James Payne), 1941-

Title Field guide to grasses of California / James P. Smith, Jr. ; illustrated by Kathy Simpson.

Publication Info. Berkeley : University of California Press, [2014]


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    584.74 SMI    Available
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    584.74 SMI    DUE 12-28-19
 PAS Central Library Reference    R 584.74 SMI    Available
Description x, 437 pages : illustrations (chiefly color), color map ; 21 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series California natural history guide series ; no. 110
California natural history guides; 110.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents The grass family and its relatives -- The names of grasses -- Grass classification -- The structure of grasses. Vegetative structure -- Reproductive structure -- Spikelet structure -- Inflorescences -- Grasses in California. California grass flora -- Where do grasses grow in California? -- Endemic grasses -- Rare, endangered, and threatened grasses -- Weedy grasses -- Toxic grasses -- Ethnobotanical uses -- Collecting and identifying grasses. Identifying grasses -- The subfamilies and tribes of California grasses -- Key to the genera of California grasses -- Accounts and descriptions : selected genera and species.
Summary This alphabetical guide covers common native and naturalized grasses of California and features over 180 color illustrations to aid identification.
Subject Grasses -- California -- Identification
Added Title Grasses of California
ISBN 9780520275676 (cloth : alk. paper)
0520275675 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780520275683 (pbk. : alk. paper)
0520275683 (pbk. : alk. paper)

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