Poaceae – Grass Family

Plants in the large, worldwide Grass Family (Poaceae) are annual and perennial herbs and bamboo-like trees with rounded, hollow, nodose (having swollen nodes) stems, simple, alternate, parallel-veined, usually linear leaves, small, inconspicuous flowers in usually plumose spikelets, and fruit in the form of a caryopsis (grain).

Listed below are some of the Hawaiian plants in this family.