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Types of Forbs

Alsike Clover​
Alsike Clover​

Alsike clover is commonly used in a mixture with timothy and is also compatible with brome grasses. Avoid planting alsike clover with tall- statured grasses as it is not tolerant of shade. Grasses minimize the lodging of alsike clover by helping to keep it upright.

Amur Daylily​
Amur Daylily​

Hemerocallis middendorffii Trautv. & C.A. Mey. Show All Show Tabs Amur daylily

Blue Sedge​
Blue Sedge​

Of the plants discussed in this text, the sedge, true grass, and rush plants are probably the most difficult to distinguish from one another. Generally they are not broad-leaved like the forb. All three plants are classified as graminoids; monocot, grass-like, flowering herbaceous plants with leaves usually growing from the base of the stem. All three plants produce flowers that are relatively inconspicuous compared to other flowering plants; flower colors are usually yellow, green or tan.

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Bolboschoenus ​Maritimus​
Bolboschoenus ​Maritimus​

Bolboschoenus maritimus is a species of flowering plant from family Cyperaceae. Common names for this species include sea clubrush, cosmopolitan bulrush, alkali bulrush, saltmarsh bulrush, and bayonet grass. It is found in seaside wetland habitats over much of the world.

Carex Acuta​
Carex Acuta​

Carex acuta does not tolerate prolonged desiccation. The community is distributed, in particular, in northern France, the Low Countries, Central Europe south to the Sava and Drava valleys of Croatia, the northern Morava valley of Serbia and Romania, north to Poland, the Kaliningrad District, Lithuania and Latvia, in southern Scandinavia, in the Dnieper basin of northern Ukraine and southern Belarus, in the lower Volga Valley.

Carex ​Acutiformis​
Carex ​Acutiformis​

Carex acutiformis; Scientific classification; Kingdom: Plantae: Clade: Angiosperms: Clade: Monocots: Clade: Commelinids: Order: Poales: Family: Cyperaceae: Genus: Carex: Species: C. acutiformis: Binomial name; Carex acutiformis Ehrh.

Carex ​Arenaria​
Carex ​Arenaria​

Carex arenaria, or sand sedge, is a species of perennial sedge of the genus Carex which is commonly found growing in dunes and other sandy habitats, as the species epithet suggests (Latin arenarius, "sandy").

Carex Nigra​
Carex Nigra​

Carex acuta var. nigra L. Carex nigra (L.) Reichard (syn. C. acuta auct. non L.) is a perennial species of plants in the family Cyperaceae native to wetlands of Europe, western Asia, NW Africa and E North America.

Carex ​Pendula​
Carex ​Pendula​

Genus Carex can be deciduous or evergreen, rhizomatous or tufted perennials, with triangular stems bearing linear or strap-shaped leaves and short or long spikes of tiny green or brown flowers Details C. pendula is a vigorous rhizomatous perennial forming large clumps of dark green, linear, pleated leaves, with tall stems bearing several ...

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Carex Riparia​
Carex Riparia​

Carex riparia, the greater pond sedge, is a species of sedge found across Europe and Asia. It grows in a variety of wet habitats, and can be a dominant species in some swamps. It is Britain's largest Carex, growing up to 130 cm (4 ft 3 in) tall, with glaucous leaves up to 160 cm (5 ft 3 in) long.

Carex ​Sylvatica​
Carex ​Sylvatica​

Carex sylvatica is a species of sedge found in deciduous woodlands across Europe. It typically reaches 60 cm (24 in) tall, and has an inflorescence made up of 3–5 pendent female spikes and a single male spike.

Cladium ​Mariscus​
Cladium ​Mariscus​

Cladium mariscus subsp. jamaicense, or saw-grass, is common in marshes and savannas throughout the tropical Americas. One typical and well-known area of extensive saw-grass growth is the Florida Everglades; sawgrass is the plant referred to by the descriptor, "River of Grass".

Common ​Sunflower​
Common ​Sunflower​

Common Sunflowers have many cultivars and are grown as a seed and oil crop, as ornamental garden flowers, and as a wildlife food plant. Birds and squirrels love the seeds. Special Characteristics. Allergenic – The glandular hairs on the foliage can cause allergic contact dermatitis in sensitive individuals (sunflower allergy).

Crimson ​Clover​
Crimson ​Clover​

Crimson clover will winter kill in the northern states most years, but should overwinter in the south. Deep set roots improve soil tilth and overall soil condition. Planting clover with a grass or small grain is an excellent cover crop option for erosion and weed control as well as offering the ability to be grazed.

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Cyperus ​Alternifolius​
Cyperus ​Alternifolius​

Cyperus alternifolius, with the common names of umbrella papyrus, umbrella sedge or umbrella palm, is a grass-like plant in the very large genus Cyperus of the sedge family, Cyperaceae. The plant is native to Madagascar, one of the western Indian Ocean islands [citation needed].

Cyperus ​Haspan​
Cyperus ​Haspan​

Cyperus haspan is a dwarf papyrus sedge in the Cyperaceae. It is widely distributed in tropical and subtropical regions in Africa, Madagascar, southern Asia (Iran, India, China, Philippines, Indonesia, etc.), New Guinea, Australia, South America, West Indies, Central America, southern Mexico and the southeastern United States (from Texas to Virginia).

Cypriol​
Cypriol​

Cypriol Essential oil India: Odor Description: woody-earthy smell with a spicy note Cypriol is an herbaceous plant with morphology similar to papyrus plants, as both plants are members of the Cyperus genus. The erect, angular stems bear short, slender, brilliant-green leaves. The aromatic rhizomes form a dense root system.

Eleocharis ​Acicularis​
Eleocharis ​Acicularis​

Eleocharis acicularis is a great plant for beginners in aquarium scape. Usually, Eleocharis acicularis is placed in the foreground or midground areas of the aquarium. The grass-like appearance can either balance well with against rocks or other carpet foreground plants such as Hemianthus callitrichoides, Glossostigma elatinoides, or Sagittaria subulata.

Eleocharis ​Palustris​
Eleocharis ​Palustris​

Eleocharis palustris, the common spike-rush, creeping spike-rush or marsh spike-rush, is a species of mat-forming perennial flowering plants in the sedge family Cyperaceae. It grows in wetlands in Europe, North Africa, northern and central Asia (Siberia, China, Mongolia, Iran, Nepal, etc.) and North America (United States, Canada, Greenland, northern Mexico).

Eleocharis ​Parvula​
Eleocharis ​Parvula​

Eleocharis parvula is a species of spikesedge known by the common names dwarf spikerush, small spikerush and hairgrass in aquaria. It is a plant of brackish and saltwater habitat, such as marshes and mudflats.

Eriophorum ​Angustifolium​
Eriophorum ​Angustifolium​

Eriophorum angustifolium, commonly known as common cottongrass or common cottonsedge, is a species of flowering plant in the sedge family Cyperaceae. Native to North America, North Asia, and Northern Europe, it grows on peat or acidic soils, in open wetland, heath or moorland.

Eriophorum ​Vaginatum​
Eriophorum ​Vaginatum​

Eriophorum vaginatum L. (hare's-tail cottongrass, tussock cottongrass, sheathed cottonsedge) is a species of perennial herbaceous flowering plant in the sedge family Cyperaceae. It is native to bogs and other acidic wetlands throughout the Holarctic Kingdom.

Hare's-Foot ​Clover​
Hare's-Foot ​Clover​

Suckling Clover (Trifolium dubium) is a ground-hugging plant with loose globular heads of yellow flowers and fairly broad leaflets, 4-12 mm long and the end leaflet has a short stalk. and loose globular heads of yellow flowers.

Hemerocallis ​Esculenta​
Hemerocallis ​Esculenta​

Hemerocallis esculenta; Hemerocallis esculenta in the Hida Mountains, Gifu Prefecture: Scientific classification; Kingdom: Plantae: Clade: Angiosperms: Clade: Monocots: Order: Asparagales: Family: Asphodelaceae: Subfamily: Hemerocallidoideae: Genus: Hemerocallis: Species: H. esculenta: Binomial name; Hemerocallis esculenta Koidz. Synonyms; Hemerocallis dumortieri var. esculenta (Koidz.) Kitam.

Hop Trefoil​
Hop Trefoil​

Many similarities to : other Hop Trefoils and Medicks such as Lesser Trefoil, Large Trefoil, Sulphur Clover and Black Medick. No relation to : Hops [a plant with similar name but in a totally different family]. Trifolium: campestre ⇐ Global Aspect ⇒ Fabaceae Distribution BSBI maps Trifolium (Clovers) HOP TREFOIL Trifolium campestre.

Japanese ​Sedge​
Japanese ​Sedge​

There are structural (or morphological) distinctions when comparing forbs, sedges, rushes, and true grasses. A forb is a broad-leaved, herbaceous, flowering plant. A forb is also classified as a dicot as opposed to a monocot.

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Jerusalem ​Artichoke​
Jerusalem ​Artichoke​

The Jerusalem artichoke (Helianthus tuberosus), also called sunroot, sunchoke, earth apple, or topinambour, is a species of sunflower native to eastern North America, and found from eastern Canada and Maine west to North Dakota, and south to northern Florida and Texas.

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Lesser Trefoil​
Lesser Trefoil​

General Information: Lesser Trefoil also known as 'Yellow Suckling Clover' is a member of the clover family and can be a major problem in lawns. Due to its low growing habit it can colonise quickly and choke the grass killing it.

Long Yellow ​Daylily​
Long Yellow ​Daylily​

Most kinds of daylilies occur as clumps, each of which has leaves, a crown, flowers, and roots. The long, linear lanceolate leaves are grouped into opposite fans with arching leaves. The crown is the small white portion between the leaves and the roots. Along the scape of some kinds of daylilies, small leafy "proliferations" form at nodes or in bracts.

Maximilian ​Sunflower​
Maximilian ​Sunflower​

Maximilian Sunflower is very showy and towers above surrounding vegetation when in bloom. It is rhizomatous and may spread vigorously, and therefore may not be suitable for small landscape plantings. It is best suited for full sun in dry to medium conditions.

Nut Grass​
Nut Grass​

Today’s topic: What are the structural differences between the sedge, grass, rush and forb? FORBS. There are structural (or morphological) distinctions when comparing forbs, sedges, rushes, and true grasses. A forb is a broad-leaved, herbaceous, flowering plant. A forb is also classified as a dicot as opposed to a monocot.

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Orange day-​Lily​
Orange day-​Lily​

Kansas Native Plants • Plant Guide ... Plant Search > Orange Day Lily Orange Day Lily ... Herbaceous plants are also known as forbs or wildflowers . Plant Names ...

Pale-Leaved ​Sunflower​
Pale-Leaved ​Sunflower​

Pale-leaved Sunflower resembles a number of other species of sunflower, and some of these species hybridize naturally making identification difficult. It occurs naturally in open woodlands savannas and prairies. The plants are rhizomatous and may vigorously occupy small garden space.

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Paper Reed​
Paper Reed​

Forbes has refused requests from the media, the public, and other candidates to look inside the rarified financial world in which he lives, saying it would only be "a distraction." "Steve Forbes arrogantly refuses to release his tax returns," Dole Campaign Manager Scott Reed said.

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Perennial ​Sunflower​
Perennial ​Sunflower​

Perennial Sunflower Helianthus maximiliani Schrad.. This tall, vigorous plant provides sunny late-season color for the back of the border. Cultivars are available that bloom earlier for shorter-seasoned areas.

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Red Clover​
Red Clover​

Red clover also is known as cow clover, creeping clover, meadow clover, purple clover, trefoil, and Flos Trifolii.

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Red Feather ​Clover​
Red Feather ​Clover​

Red feather clover not only adds nitrogen to soil but has other benefits after providing a colorful floral display. What is Red Feather Clover? Growing red clover to enhance soil is a time honored tradition amongst organic gardeners and traditional farmers.

Schoenoplectus ​Acutus​
Schoenoplectus ​Acutus​

Schoenoplectus acutus (syn. Scirpus acutus, Schoenoplectus lacustris, Scirpus lacustris subsp. acutus), called tule / ˈ t uː l iː /, common tule, hardstem tule, tule rush, hardstem bulrush, or viscid bulrush, is a giant species of sedge in the plant family Cyperaceae, native to freshwater marshes all over North America.

Schoenoplectus ​Californicus​
Schoenoplectus ​Californicus​

Schoeneoplectus californicus is a species of sedge known by the common names California bulrush, southern bulrush and giant bulrush. It is also sometimes called "tule", but the closely related Schoenoplectus acutus is the species most often referred to by that name.

Schoenoplectus ​Lacustris​
Schoenoplectus ​Lacustris​

Schoenoplectus lacustris, the lakeshore bulrush or common club-rush, is a species of club-rush (genus Schoenoplectus) that grows in fresh water across Europe and some neighbouring areas.

Seep ​Monkeyflower​
Seep ​Monkeyflower​

Erythranthe guttata, with the common names seep monkeyflower and common yellow monkeyflower, is a yellow bee-pollinated annual or perennial plant. It was formerly known as Mimulus guttatus. Erythranthe guttata is a model organism for studies of evolution and ecology, and in that context is still commonly known as Mimulus.

Softstem ​Bulrus​
Softstem ​Bulrus​

Plant Guide Plant Materials ... Soft-stem bulrush occurs in deep or shallow water, or in muddy or marshy ground around lakes, ponds, streams, and wooded wetlands ...

Trifolium ​Alexandrinum​
Trifolium ​Alexandrinum​

Trifolium alexandrinum (Egyptian clover, berseem clover) is an annual clover cultivated mostly in irrigated sub-tropical regions, and used as fodder, mainly for cattle and milk buffalo. It was an important winter crop in ancient Egypt, and was introduced into northern India in the early nineteenth century.

Trifolium ​Subterraneum​
Trifolium ​Subterraneum​

Trifolium subterraneum, the subterranean clover (often shortened to sub clover), subterranean trefoil, is a species of clover native to northwestern Europe, from Ireland east to Belgium. The plant's name comes from its underground seed development , a characteristic not possessed by other clovers.

Tussock ​Sedge​
Tussock ​Sedge​

Carex stricta is a species of sedge known by the common names upright sedge and tussock sedge. It is grass-like and can be difficult to distinguish from other plants, because of its long, triangular, green stems.

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Water ​Chestnut​
Water ​Chestnut​

Eleocharis dulcis, the Chinese water chestnut or water chestnut, is a grass-like sedge native to Asia (China, Japan, India, Philippines, etc.), Australia, tropical Africa, and various islands of the Pacific and Indian Oceans.

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White Clover​
White Clover​

Description . White clover is a cool-season perennial with a prostrate, stoloniferous growth form, 5 to 8 inches long. Leaves and roots develop along the stolon at the nodes.

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Woodland ​Sunflower​
Woodland ​Sunflower​

Woodland Sunflower is especially suitable for dry, open woodland or savanna. It resembles a number of other species of sunflower, and some of these species hybridize naturally, making identification difficult. The plants are rhizomatous and spread vigorously, and therefore may not be suitable for small planting areas.

Yellow Daylily​
Yellow Daylily​

yellow daylily: USDA PLANTS Symbol: HELI4 U.S. Nativity: Exotic Habit: Forbs/Herbs Hemerocallis lilioasphodelus L. Jump to: Distribution Maps | Sources.

Yellow ​Nutsedge​
Yellow ​Nutsedge​

Yellow nutsedge can be found in yards from Maine to California, it is a weed in both cool-season and warm-season lawns and most commonly a problem in wet or damp areas.