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Grasses of Wisconsin
The Taxonomy, Ecology, and Distribution of the Gramineae Growing in the State without Cultivation
Norman C. Fassett
With an essay by John T. Curtis


The definitive study of grasses, whether native or non-native, growing in the wild in Wisconsin.

Grasses of Wisconsin includes meticulous descriptions, techniques, maps, and illustrations for locating and identifying these grasses, expert analysis, and a detailed glossary and index.

Norman C. Fassett was professor of botany and curator of the Herbarium at the University of Wisconsin from 1925 to 1954. He was a pioneer in preserving habitat of the rich and diverse flora of Wisconsin. He is also the author of Spring Flora of Wisconsin and A Manual of Aquatic Plants, both published by the University of Wisconsin Press.

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cover is yellow, with silouette of grasses in white.

October 1951

LC: 91-026346 QK
182 pp.   5 1/2 x 8 1/2    
356 figs, 182 maps

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Paper $22.95 s
ISBN 978-0-299-00814-7
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