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ribbon grass,

ornamental perennial grassgrass,
any plant of the family Poaceae (formerly Gramineae), an important and widely distributed group of vascular plants, having an extraordinary range of adaptation. Numbering approximately 600 genera and 9,000 species, the grasses form the climax vegetation (see ecology) in
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 (Phalaris arundinacea var. picta), a variety of the reed canary grass. It has green leaves striped with white and is often cultivated in gardens; it is also known as gardener's-garters. It is classified in the division MagnoliophytaMagnoliophyta
, division of the plant kingdom consisting of those organisms commonly called the flowering plants, or angiosperms. The angiosperms have leaves, stems, and roots, and vascular, or conducting, tissue (xylem and phloem).
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, class Liliopsida, order Cyperales, family Poaceae.
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[16] also found that the heating value of blend biomass (19.1 MJ/kg) was slightly higher than the reed canary grass biomass (18.6 MJ/kg).
Digestibility of Alfalfa hay and "reed canary grass" hay measured by two procedures.
Reed canary grass is a ubiquitous non-native grass associated with variable flooding regimes (Kercher & Zedler 2004) and most wetlands in Illinois (Matthews & Endress 2008).
Reed canary grass, which is native to Britain, is turned into bricks and pellets.
"This is a significant finding because in areas like Teesside, and many similar ones around the country, there are a lot of marginal or brownfield sites on which reed canary grass can be grown.
This discussion of forage grasses includes Kentucky bluegrass, Canada bluegrass, orchard grass, ryegrass, reed canary grass, smooth bromegrass, tall fescue, timothy, prairie grass, garrison grass, and bermudagrass.
Reed canary grass (Phalaris arundinacea) as a biological model in the study of plant invasions.
Catherine Heywood, CALU's biomass expert, gave a presentation on energy grasses and growers saw examples, taken from demonstration plots at Gelli Aur, of energy grass crops such as miscanthus, switch grass and reed canary grass.
"Our students and local farmers can assess the performance of willow, miscanthus and reed canary grass in Glynllifon," says Eurwyn Edwards, director of land-based provision.
Heritability of seed yield components and some visually evaluated characters in reed canary grass. Can.
At some sites in Wisconsin, for example, exotics such as reed canary grass and unpleasant, aggressive weeds such as stinging nettles have taken advantage of the abundant nutrients exposed sediments.