Ryegrass (Lolium) is a genus of nine species of tufted grasses, family Poaceae. They are native to Europe, Asia and northern Africa, but are widely cultivated and naturalised elsewhere. Ryegrasses are naturally diploid, with 2n = 14, and are closely related to the fescues Festuca. ...more on Wikipedia about "Ryegrass"
Saltmeadow Cordgrass (Spartina patens), also known as Salt Hay Grass, is a species of cordgrass native to the Atlantic coast of the Americas from Newfoundland, Canada south along the United States east coast to the Caribbean and northeast Mexico. ...more on Wikipedia about "Saltmeadow Cordgrass"
The sandburs are a genus (Cenchrus) of true grasses. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sandbur"
Sheep's Fescue (Festuca ovina) is a species of grass. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sheep's Fescue"
Sideoats Grama (Bouteloua curtipendula) is a perennial short prairie grass that is native throughout the temperate and tropical New World, from Canada south to Argentina. The foliage is blue green in color and has bright purple flowers. The small oat-like seeds develop on the side of the stalk. It is a warm season grass growing 30-100 cm (12-40 inches) tall and grows well on mountainous plateaus, rocky slopes and sandy plains. The grass is also drought and cold tolerant and is hardy in Zones 4-9. It is considered a good foraging grass for livestock and is also good for erosion control. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sideoats grama"
Smooth Meadow-grass (Poa pratensis) is a species of grass native to Europe, Asia and northern Africa. ...more on Wikipedia about "Smooth Meadow-grass"
Sorghum is a genus of about 20 species of grasses, native to tropical and subtropical regions of Eastern Africa, with one species native to Mexico. The plant is cultivated in Southern Europe, Central America and Southern Asia. Other names include Durra, Egyptian Millet, Feterita, Guinea Corn, Jowar, Kaffircorn, Milo, Shallu and Sudan Grass. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sorghum" This text is made on www.shortopedia.com
Spartina alterniflora (Smooth Cordgrass) is a perennial deciduous grass which is found in intertidal wetlands, especially estuarine salt marshes. It grows 1-1.5 m tall, and has smooth, hollow stems which bear leaves up to 20-60 cm long and 1.5 cm wide at their base, which are sharply tapered and bend down at their tips. Like its relative Saltmeadow Cordgrass S. patens, it produces flowers and seeds on only one side of the stalk. The flowers are a yellowish-green, turning brown by the winter. It has deep roots, which, when broken off, can result in vegetative asexual growth. The roots are an important food resource for Snow Geese. ...more on Wikipedia about "Spartina alterniflora"
Spartina anglica (Common Cordgrass) is a species of cordgrass that originated in southern England in about 1870. It is an allotetraploid species derived from the hybrid Spartina × townsendii, which arose when the European native cordgrass Spartina maritima (Small Cordgrass) hybridised with the introduced American Spartina alterniflora (Smooth Cordgrass). ...more on Wikipedia about "Spartina anglica"
Spartina maritima (Small Cordgrass) is a species of cordgrass native to the coasts of western and southern Europe and western Africa, from the Netherlands west across southern England to southern Ireland, and south along the Atlantic coast to Morocco and also on the Mediterranean Sea coasts. There is also a disjunct population on the Atlantic coasts of Namibia and South Africa. ...more on Wikipedia about "Spartina maritima"
Spelt (Triticum spelta) was an important wheat species in Europe from the Bronze Age to Roman times. It now survives as a relict crop in Central Europe, but has found a new market as a health food. Spelt is sometimes considered a subspecies of the closely related species common wheat (T. aestivum), in which case its botanical name is considered to be Triticum aestivum subsp. spelta. ...more on Wikipedia about "Spelt"
Spinifex is any species of various clump-forming, perennial Australian grasses, growing in arid regions and having awl-shaped, pointed leaves. Unlike the plants of genus Triodia, Spinifex species are found only in sandy habitats along coastal beaches. It is often planted coastal sand dunes to bind sand along the seashore. ...more on Wikipedia about "Spinifex"
Stipa is a genus of around 300 large perennial hermaphroditic grasses collectively known as Needle grass. They are placed in the subfamily Pooideae and the tribe Stipeae. ...more on Wikipedia about "Stipa"
Stipoideae is a subfamily of the true grass family ( Poaceae). ...more on Wikipedia about "Stipoideae"
Sugarcane or Sugar cane (Saccharum) is a genus of between 6–37 species (depending on taxonomic interpretation) of tall grasses (family Poaceae, tribe Andropogoneae), native to warm temperate to tropical regions of the Old World. They have stout, jointed fibrous stalks 2–6 m tall and sap rich in sugar. All the species interbreed, and the major commercial cultivars are complex hybrids. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sugarcane"
Sweetcorn (or sweet corn, also known as sugar corn), is a hybridized variety of maize (Zea mays), specifically bred to increase the sugar content. ...more on Wikipedia about "Sweetcorn"
Switchgrass (Panicum virgatum), also called Tall Panic Grass, is a warm-season plant ( C4 carbon fixation) and is one of the dominant species of the central North America tallgrass prairie. Switchgrass can be found in remnant prairies, along roadsides, pastures or as an ornamental in gardens. ...more on Wikipedia about "Switchgrass"
Teff or Tef (Eragrostis tef, Amharic ጤፍ) is a species of lovegrass native to northeastern Africa. It is similar to millet in nutrition and in cooking, but the seed is much smaller. ...more on Wikipedia about "Teff"
The teosintes make up a group of large grasses of the genus Zea found in Mexico, Guatemala and Nicaragua. There are five recognized species of teosinte: Zea diploperennis, Zea perennis, Zea luxurians, Zea nicaraguensis and Zea mays. The last species is further divided into four subspecies: ssp. mays, ssp. huehuetenangensis, ssp. mexicana, and ssp. parviglumis, the last three also are teosintes. The species group into two sections, sect. Luxuriantes, with the first four species, and sect. Zea with Zea mays. The former section is typified by dark-staining knobs made up of heterochromatin that are terminal on most chromosome arms, while most subspecies of sect. Zea may have 0 to 3 knobs between each chromosome end and the centromere and very few terminal knobs (except ssp. huehuetenangensis which has many large knobs). The two perennials are thought to be one species by some. ...more on Wikipedia about "Teosinte"
The three-awns are a genus Aristida of grasses distinguished by having three awns (bristles) on each lemma of each floret. The genus includes about 300 species, found worldwide in arid warm regions. ...more on Wikipedia about "Three-awn"
Timothy-grass (Phleum pratense) is an abundant perennial grass native to most of Europe except for the Mediterranean. It grows to 80-150 cm tall, with leaves up to 45 cm long and 1 cm broad. The flowerhead is 7-15 cm long and 8-10 mm broad, with densely packed spikelets. ...more on Wikipedia about "Timothy-grass"
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(Tor-grass) Tor Grass (Brachypodium pinnatum) is a plant in the grass family, with a widespread distribution in temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere. It typically grows in calcareous grassland, and reaches 70-120 cm tall. The flowerhead is open, with 10-15 erect spikelets. ...more on Wikipedia about "Tor-grass"
Triticale (X Triticosecale) is an artificial hybrid of rye and wheat first bred in laboratories during the late 19th century, but only recently developed into a viable crop. Depending on the variety, triticale can resemble either parent or have characteristics of both. Today, it is cultivated mostly for forage and animal feed but some triticale foods can be purchased at health food stores or in some breakfast cereals. ...more on Wikipedia about "Triticale"
The grass Tuctoria mucronata, which is known by several common names including Solano grass, Crampton's tuctoria, and prickly spiralgrass, is an endangered plant species endemic to two counties in northern California. It is a small annual, with stems growing decumbent against the ground to a maximum length of 12 cm, and turning upward at the tips. The leaves are 2-4 cm long, and secrete a sticky, aromatic juice. In the spring, the grass bears a small inflorescence 1.5-6 cm long, with numerous crowded spikelets. ...more on Wikipedia about "Tuctoria mucronata"
Tussac Grass (Parodiochloa flabellata) is a feature of the Falkland Islands. It grows in dense clumps, usually about 2m high although they can be much bigger, on wet coastal land and is a dominant feature of much of the landscape. ...more on Wikipedia about "Tussac Grass"
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