[Plant-biology] Interactive identification of grasses and sedges

Timothy M. Jones via plantbio%40net.bio.net (by TPolonski from adelphia.net)
Tue Mar 6 19:06:42 EST 2007

Thought this might be of interest to those members that need to rapidly 
identify sedges and grasses

On line identification keys are  available at  http://utc.usu.edu/keys/

Interactive Identification Keys currently available-

* Carex - 500 species of North America and their global distributions

* Platanthera - of North America

* Poaceae - with complete North American keys to:
* Panicum
* Dichanthelium
* Bromus
* Pooid Genera of North America
* Many others

The site now features
* a web based demonstration of a Lucid interactive  key - just click the 
play button
* an illustrated glossary to select genera of sedges, grasses and orchids
* fact sheets to accompany all genera listed above
* many high quality images
* Google interactive mapping for distribution data

T. M. Jones

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