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Gramina pascua : or, A collection of specimens of the common pasture grasses

 
HOLLIS Number
Contributors
Swayne, George, 1745 or 1746-1827
Publication
Bristol: Printed for the author by S. Bonner Castle-Green; and sold by W. Richardson, Royal-Exchange, London, 1790

Description

Digital Facsimile

Pages of text interspersed with 6 leaves containing 19 pressed specimens of grasses, each one with printed Latin botanical and English colloquial names.

Grass specimens: Plate 1. Poa annua; Anthoxanthum odoratum; Alopecurus pratensis; Bromus mollis -- Plate 2. Poa pratensis; Poa trivialis; Festuca, ovina, rubra, duriuscula -- Plate 3. Briza media; Dactylis glomerata; Avena elatior -- Plate 4. Festuca pratensis; Lolium perenne; Cynosurus cristatus -- Plate 5. Avena flavescens Holcus lanatus; Agrostis capillaris -- Plate 6. Hordeum pratense; Phleum pratense; Agrostis alba.

 

Language

English
 

Subject

Grasses -- Early works to 1800; Grasses -- Specimens; Grasses -- Great Britain -- Early works to 1800; Grasses -- Identification -- Early works to 1800; Herbaria -- Specimens