Uses of our Native Grasses or the Poaceae

Marram grass or Ammophila arenaria or is an important deep rooted grass, stabilising sand dunes!

Grasses have many uses as well as that they are beautiful!

The family of Poaceae or Grasses in common language, is family number 177, which is the last family in Stace’s.

It is by far the largest family in the temperate world as grasses flourish in nearly every habitat!

Not a surprise therefore that they are most useful for us and other animals!


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