|Regina Alvarez, PhD, is a graduate of the City University of New York with a degree in Urban Forest Ecology. She worked for the Central Park Conservancy for 19 years, beginning as a seasonal gardener and working her way to Director of Horticulture and Woodland Management. Recently she left the Conservancy to pursue a teaching career and now teaches for the City University of New York.|
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This group of plants challenges even trained botanists, but with expert guidance, you can learn how to identify wild native grasses and some of the more popular landscaping ones. Sedges (Cyperaceae) and rushes (Juncaceae), often confused with grasses (Poaceae), are included. more...