The grass family-Poaceae(5th largest)-has 8000 species world wide with widespread distribution. The main areas are prairies and savannas and can be found from the arctic to the topics. Members of the family include cereal,bamboo, grasses of natural grasslands,cultivated lawns, sugar cane and pastures. Other classifications found in the family are maize,wheat,rye,sorghum,barley, and fescues. This hard working family provides staple foods,forage,building materials, and fuel to the world.
good looking field of corn in the “heartland” and “timothy” grass-pics by td
thanks to utulsa.edu for help
I don’t understand why when we destroy something created by man we call it vandalism, but when we destroy something created by nature we call it progress.Ed Begely,Jr.
thanks for reading tim’s weed patch-happy friday!
Since Alice had never received any religious instruction, and since she had led a blameless life, she never thought of her awful luck as being anything but accidents in a very busy place. Good for her.
Stay calm it’s Friday night!-thanks for stopping by today-td
Dont’t let the bastards grind you down-Margaret Atwood, The Handmaid’s Tale.
pic from scena.org
We live here to have intercourse with rivers, forests, mountains-beasts and men. How few do we see conversing with these things! Journal 1842
pic by td of a massive morning glory vine found in a “heap”-i love this weed! thanks for reading tim’s weed patch!
You want to know something? We are still in the Dark Ages-they haven’t ended yet.
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