Grasses are shallow-rooted perennials that have long, narrow leaves with veins running parallel to their length. Grasses, which are often herbs, typically grow in large masses, though some grasses, like bamboo, are large and woody.
Everyday Science: Wheat Quiz
As Earth's population continues to rise, wheat plays an increasingly essential role in making sure everyone gets enough to eat. You can find cultivated wheat fields and dishes across the globe. It's time to put your wheat knowledge to the test.