Burbidge, N.T. Australian grasses. Angus & Robertson, 1984. [Now somewhat dated, but this edition, revised by Surrey Jacobs, is still useful. Species are arranged alphabetically, with rather discursive descriptions and clear line drawings.]
Clifford, H.T. & L. Watson Identifying grasses. UQP, 1977. [Keys to genera in eastern Australia; detailed discussion of grass morphology and variation.]
Paterson, J.G. Description and key to the identification of grasses in southwestern Australia 2nd ed. Western Australian Department of Agriculture, 1992. (110 pp.) [ Description and line drawings of 70 genera.]
Simon, B.K. A key to Australian grasses. Qld Dept of Primary Industry, 1990. (150 pp.) [Keys to all genera and species.]
Watson, L. & M. Dallwitz The grass genera of the world. CAB International, UK, 1992. (1038 pp.) [Very comprehensive and technical compendium of information; not an identification resource as such, but much descriptive information. Designed as a hard-copy backup to the computer-interactive identification key (Grasses INTKEY) developed by the same authors.] Wheeler, D.J.B. et al. Grasses of New South Wales, 2nd edn. UNE, Armidale, 1990. (312 pp.) [Very useful. Many line illustrations and picture-keys to genera.]
Interactive (computer-based) keys:
See under Interactive Identification Aids, at end of this compilation.