Class Monocotyledoneae, monocots, מחלקה חד-פסיגיים
Family Cyperaceae, Sedge Family, משפחה גמאיים
Sedges: "Sedges have edges". The leaf bases fit the stem snugly and leaves are keeled; flowers with bristles, hairs or scales in place of sepals and tepals; 3 stamens; ovary positioned superior and consists of 2-3 carpels, seeds are tiny, three- sided nutlets.
"Sedges have edges
Rushes are round
Grasses are hollow right up from the ground".