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Related to Holcus: Holcus lanatus, Holcus mollis
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Noun1.Holcus - a genus of Old World grasses widely cultivated in AmericaHolcus - a genus of Old World grasses widely cultivated in America
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Graminaceae, family Gramineae, family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, grass family, Poaceae - the grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds; sugar cane
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After non-native ungulates were reduced throughout Mauna Kea, alien grasses such as Dactylus glomerata, Holcus lanatus, Anthoxanthum odoratum, and Poa pratensis proliferated in some areas, affecting ecosystem processes such as hydrology, natural fire regimes, and mamane regeneration (D'antonio and Vitousek 1992, Smith and Tunison 1992, Williams 1994, Hess et al.
browntop, Agrostis capillaris; Yorkshire fog, Holcus lanatus; sweet vernal, Anthoxantum odoratum) that, in most cases, have not been established as a result of cultivation, and are not maintained using regular fertiliser applications (e.