Graminoids (grasses, sedges and rushes)

Graminoids are grasses (family Poaceae), sedges (Cyperaceae) and rushes (Juncaceae). They have narrow leaves with bases that wrap sheathlike around the stems, and tiny wind-pollinated flowers.

GALLERY OF GRAMINOIDS
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Andropogon gerardii
big bluestem
Elymus canadensis
Canada wild rye
Panicum virgatum
switchgrass
Sorghastrum nutans
Indian grass