Taxonomy (Types of Plants)

Grasses are thereby the dominant organisms in grasslands due to their tolerance to mowing and grazing, fast spread and responses to environmental changes5,8. Forbs instead are less affected by changes in nutrient conditions than grasses due to their ability to store nutrients in their roots8. (


Grasses with rhizomes are capable of thickening up a stand. Grasses without rhizomes are known as bunch grasses. (