sweet grass

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sweet grass

n
1. an aromatic grass (Hierochloe odorata), traditionally used in Native American rituals
2. See flote grass
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Noun1.sweet grass - any of several moisture-loving grasses of the genus Glyceria having sweet flavor or odorsweet grass - any of several moisture-loving grasses of the genus Glyceria having sweet flavor or odor
genus Glyceria, Glyceria - manna grass
Glyceria grandis, reed meadow grass - a pasture grass of moist places throughout North America
meadow grass, meadowgrass - any of various grasses that thrive in the presence of abundant moisture
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There are four species of Sweetgrass, but the most common is the Western strand known as Hierochloe odorata, the most scented of the Sweetgrass species.