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Grasses and sedges are both classified as monocots. These are plants whose seeds have one cotyledon (the part that will grow into embryonic leaves), and which possess flower parts in multiples of three, leaves with parallel veins, and scattered vascular bundles. While they resemble each other superficially, grasses are members of the Poaceae family and sedges belong to the Cyperaceae family. Continue reading
Come to our free public education events in October 2017. Topics include Tour Our Gardens in Bon Air Park; Simpson Gardens Stroll; Tree Selection, Planting and Care; Composting and What To Do With All That Leaf and Yard Waste; Putting Your Garden To Bed; and Native Grasses and Sedges for the Home Garden.