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Poaceae

[pō′ās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
The equivalent name for Gramineae.
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2008b), eight species documented at the Bennett wetland complex represent Henry County records, including Comandra umbellata, Coreopsis tripteris, Cypripedium eandidum, Hierochloe hirta subsp, arctica (Hieroehloe odorata), Hypericum ascyron, Hypoxis hirsuta, Senna hebecarpa, and Sporobolus neglectus.
Numerous plant materials have been used as incense because or their fragrances, but two native plants stand out: sweetgrass (Hierochloe odorata) and white sage (Salvia apiana).
There are four species of Sweetgrass, but the most common is the Western strand known as Hierochloe odorata, the most scented of the Sweetgrass species.
These protected areas have become a refuge for the survival of many meadow plants that are in danger of extinction, among them the globeflower (Trollius europaeus), the Siberian iris (Iris sibirica), the sweet vernal grass (Hierochloe odorata), the fritillary (Fritillaria meleagris), the marsh gentian (Gentiana pneumonanthe), and many orchids.
Kadashan Floodplain Meadow: Aster subspicatus, 20.0%; Achillea millefolium, 17.8%; Sanguisorba canadensis, 12.2%; Castilleja unalaschcensis, 8.0%; Festuca rubra, 7.9%; Geum macrophyllum, 5.4%; Trisetum cernuum, 4.9%; Deschampsia caespitosa, 4.1%; Calamagrostis canadensis, 3.2%; Arenaria lateriflora, 2.8%; Hordeum brachyantherum, 2.7%; Poa arctica, 2.1%; Agrostis alascana, 2.0%; Rhytidiadelphous squarrosus, 1.8%; Hierochloe odorata, 1.0%.