Ceratochloa uniolordes Beaur. Bromus Willvenovii Kth? Head waters of the Colorado, April. Tripsaum dactyl-Lano Estacado.-A tall rank grass affording good fodder Chloris verticillate Nutt, Sandy plains NE of the Pecos, Apl. B.? aristulata- do- Rio GrandeDr. Gregg says it is good fodder.
Panicum panciflorum, Ell? On the Pecos-April. Phalaris angusta Nees. Head-waters of Colorado Poa arinifera Tor. in Marcy's Rep p 307 Head waters of Colorado Apl also var B Head waters of Colorado & Big Spring of the Colorado Festuca tenella Willd High sandy plains N.E. of the Pecos, and head-waters of the Colorado-Mar. Aprl. Fr. macrostachya Torr. & Gray (n s.p.) on the Pecos-one of the numerous, Gramma-Grasses of Texas & N. Mexico Hordeum prasilum Nutt Sandy soil, Lano Estacado March
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Bouteloua custipendula Torr. Emory p 153-B. racemosa Tor. &c. Prairie upper Arkansas Chondrosium oligost Tory in Marcy p 300-Upper Arkansas Sesleria dactylAndropogon Toreyanum Steud Syn. Gr. p 302 " Jamesii Torr in Marcy's p 302 S. glaucus Tor Sources of the Arkansas Spartina cynosuroides Willd.-Lowlands of headwaters of Arkansas [Th] Tripsacum dactyl-Plains of Arkansas Elymus Candadensis-Between Westport & Bents Fort. Panicum capillase L. do-do" Crus-galli L. Damp places Upper Arkansas Flowers hispid, mostly anthers.
96-[Marks's?] place-8th st. Tolcans Square 47 White Street Geo Thurber
List of Grasses in California
[List of Grasses and their References/Authorities].
Millers Dictionary 1807
Lolium perenne—In England this is called Ray Grass, from the French Ivraie, which is their name for L. temulentum. Began to be [culturated?] about 1677
Grasses that run to seed=stalks should be avoided; those that run chiefly to leaves being.—
Ray grass exhausts the soil + becomes degenerate in 2 or 3 years
Lolium temultentum—Native of Europe, Japan, Cape of Good hope xc—Found mostly in field of Wheat, Barley, flex xc—"The flour of the seeds, mixed with wheat flour, produces disorder in the human body, as vomiting, purging, and violent cholies, but it has not a sensible effect, unless taken in considerable quantity; or, according to Lumieus unless it be eaten hot. The seed malted with barley, soon occasions drunkenness; hence the French name Iviraie, and by corruption the English Ray" —Milleis Dictionary vol 3.≠ very ingenious to wheat crps in Engalnd. The seed may be easily separate by the sue.
Melica cœrulea (=Peacoerulia L.=Aira cœnulead=Molinia cœrulea) When young the flower are very like a Poa, but as they advance the form alters more like Aira; but the rudiment being present it is a Melica. Easily known by its having only one knot, and that near the base; and by the stamen + stigmas, being of a deep purple color. Fishermen of the Isle of Skie make ropes of this grass, which they find by experience will bear the water well without rotting.
Milium paniceum Lim—Native of Jamaica.
Martyn-in Millers Gardeners & Botanist's Dictionary London 1807
Agrostis Indica-Native of India- Introduced in Eng. 1773 by John Earl of Bute Ait.
Aira caeopitora-freqently viviparous. Cows, goats & swine eat it-horses not fond of it.
Aira flexuora-Horses, swine & sheep eat it.
Sorghum nutans-Native also of Jamaica
Andropogon alopennoides-also of Jamaica
Anthox odoratum, "Calyx (glume/scattered over with minute yellow dots, similar to those of the black currants, whence possibly its peculiar scent"
Briza maxima Linn. Cult in Eng. since 1633.-S. Europe.
Festuca ovina-Great food for sheep in N Europe. Excellent for the purpose of making grass plats, requiring little mowing. When it has once got possession of the soil, it will form so thick a turf, as to suffer few intruding weeds, and may be kept in order with little trouble. For this purpose it must be sown about the middle of August, in an open but not too dry situation, broad cast, and thickly on [the] ground nicely prepared & leveled.
Festuca duriuscula-Suited for dry pastures.