Stipa
Vulpia
Hordeum
Hyparrhenia
Cynosurus
Cynodon
 
 
Aegilops
Aira
Andropogon
Brachypodium
Briza
Lagurus
Rostraria
Eleusine
Melica
Avena
 
Arundo
Catapodium
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Piptatherum
Cutandia
 
 
Bromus
 
Dactylis
 
Dasypyrum
 
 
 
 
Alopecurus
 
Ammophila
Anthoxanthum
 
 
 
 
 
Lolium
 
Parapholis
Phalaris
 
 
Polypogon
Sporobolus
 
 
 
The family Poaceae or Gramineae (grasses) contains about 780 genera and around 12,000 species. Represented on Crete by 97 genera and 243 species, (30 of which are introduced). 3 are endemic.
POACEAE
CYPERACEAE
The family Cyperaceae (sedges) with about 90 genera, and over 5.500species. Represented on Crete by 12 genera and 45 species, (4 of which are introduced). none are endemic.
 
Bolboschoenus
 
Carex
Cyperus
Isolepis
Cladium
 
 
 
Eleocharis
 
JUNCACEAE
The family Juncaceae (Rushes) has 8 genera and about 464 known species. Represented on Crete by 12 genera and 45 species, (4 of which are introduced). none are endemic.
Juncus
 
JUNCAGINACEAE
The family Juncaginaceae (arrowgrass) includes 3 genera with a total of 34 known species. Represented on Crete by 1 genus and 1 species.
Triglochin
Luzula
 
Scirpoides
Schoenus
 
 
 
 
 
 
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