Invasive Species Compendium

Detailed coverage of invasive species threatening livelihoods and the environment worldwide

Abstract

Ornamental grasses in the United States.

Abstract

This chapter provides information on 16 native and 22 nonnative major ornamental species that currently make up the majority of ornamental grasses in use in the United States today. The propagation, use of growth regulators, weed control, pests, invasiveness, and special uses of these ornamental grasses are discussed.