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Ornamental Grasses Common Names

Match the common name on the left of an ornamental grass or related plant to its correct scientific name on the right. Answers are at the bottom.
 
1. Corkscrew Rush a. Molinia
2. Japanese Blood Grass b. Juncus effusus 'Spiralis'
3. Purple Moor Grass c. Phalaris
4. Switch Grass d. Miscanthus sinensis
5. Fountain Grass e. Deschampsia
6. Ribbon Grass f. Sasaella
7. Tufted Hair Grass g. Helictotrichon
8. Blue Oat Grass h. Pennisetum
9. Maiden Grass i. Imperata cylindrica 'Red Baron'
10. Dwarf Bamboo j. Panicum

Answers:
1.b
2.i
3.a
4.j
5.h
6.c
7.e
8.g
9.d
10.f


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