Fibrous Roots

Very fine, thread-like roots. Grasses have fibrous roots.


In grasses, the floret is the flower that develops to be the seed, lemma and palea.


A forage crop is one grown for pasture, hay or silage. The vegetative plant material, including stems, leaves and heads, used for livestock feed. Grasses are often developed for suitability for forage (i.e. forage types) versus turf or reclamation types, etc.