Oakes, A. J. Ornamental Grasses and Grasslike Plants
New York Van Nostrand Reinhold 1990 0442239319 / 9780442239312 First Edition Hardcover Very Good+ in Very Good+ dust jacket
Spine slanted, slight edge wear to boards and jacket. A bright attractive copy. ix + 614 pp, appendices, glossary, bibliography, index.
"This comprehensive reference emphasizes the ornamental value and versatility of a wide variety of grass species and grasslike plants. It provides scientists, nursery managers, horticulturists, and gardening enthusiasts with practical information on the adaptation, habitat, appearance, cultivation, and uses of hundreds of species and cultivars of temperate and tropical origin. The volume is divided into four chapters which cover the broad categories of ornamental grasses, bamboo, grasslike plants, and rushes and sedges."; 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall