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Grasses: a guide to their structure

C. E. Hubbard

Grasses: a guide to their structure

identification, uses, and distribution in the British Isles

by C. E. Hubbard

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Published by Penguin in Harmondsworth .
Written in English

    Places:
  • British Isles
    • Subjects:
    • Grasses -- British Isles -- Identification.

    • Edition Notes

      Bibliography: p. 435-438.

      Statementby C. E. Hubbard.
      SeriesPelican books, A295
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsQK495.G74 H74 1968
      The Physical Object
      Pagination463 p.
      Number of Pages463
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5674105M
      LC Control Number68136308


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Offers descriptions of the structure of grasses and their flowers. This book contains lists of grasses for various habitats, and a key to grasses in flower.

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The new BSBI guide has super line drawings too, but not including the same level of detail as Hubbard. So, for example to distinguish species in a tricky genus like Agrostis, Hubbard reliably provides illustrations of lemmas and palea – the relative size of these two is important for distinguishing between Agrostis species.Hubbard published a long series of scientific articles, chiefly on the grasses of Europe and tropical Africa, but also covering the grasses of the West Indies, Mauritius, British Malaya, and Fiji.

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