Poaceae

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Poaceae

[pō′ās·ē‚ē]
(botany)
The equivalent name for Gramineae.
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Sedges, rushes and cat's tails are not true grasses, although they are often bundled into the same group.
The true grasses and sedges (reported on page 106 of last month's Sunset) are not the only plants that give a grassy effect.