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cord grass

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1. (Plants) a coarse perennial grass of the genus Spartina, characteristically growing in mud or marsh. Also called: rice grass
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Noun1.cord grass - any of several perennial grasses of the genus Spartina; some important as coastal soil binders
grass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
genus Spartina, Spartina - grass of freshwater swamps and salt marshes of Europe, Africa, America, and South Atlantic islands
salt reed grass, Spartina cynosuroides - tall reedlike grass common in salt meadows
freshwater cordgrass, prairie cordgrass, slough grass, Spartina pectinmata - North American cordgrass having leaves with dry membranous margins and glumes with long awns
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Tenders are invited for the work consists of excavating material from designated areas and conveying to and filling the material into a remote offshore site in corpus christi bay, and shaping to create mitigation and/or protection berms within the specified template; preparation of planting plans for and the planting of smooth cord grass, spartina alterniflora, and shoal grass, halodule wrightii; post-plant monitoring of the planted vegetation, including preparation of monitoring plans, reports, and replanting, if necessary; protection of the environment; erosion control; construction surveying; and cleanup.
This creates a platform to include at least some bioethanol producing plants, such as corn, reed canary grass, cord grass, sorghum, switchgrass, and miscanthus into this FA phytoremediation project.
Delta duck potato, widgeon grass and duckweed exists in the impoundments, along with a host of other subaquatics, surrounded by soft rush, gulf cord grass, cattail, bullwhip and Roseau cane.
The stone can be found in the steps on Pier 1 and in the seating area near a newly established tidal marsh--planted with smooth cord grass and intended as a home to marine and aquatic bird life.
In some parts of coastal Florida, mostly north of the freeze line, vast stretches of needle rush, cord grass and other vegetation species offer a tantalizing challenge for anglers.
These interesting little horses graze primarily on salt-marsh cord grass, salt-meadow hay and beach grass.
The narrow salt marsh fringing the muddy Humber is made up of those salt loving perennials, cord grass, sea plantain, scurvy grass and sea aster, and the entire tangled mass of bleached vegetation is the winter home of wren and snipe.
WE REACHED THE EDGE OF THE RIVER VEGETATION, WHICH TURNED FROM SCATTERED OAK-LIKE TREES AND SCRUB TO REEDS AND CORD GRASS.
An accelerated rate of sea-level rise has allowed cord grass (Spartina alterniflora) to migrate shoreward (1).
We performed reciprocal transplants of Spartina alterniflora, salt marsh cord grass, among three sites that differed in environmental characteristics, in densities of the herbivore Prokelisia marginata, and in attack rates of Prokelisia eggs by the parasitoid Anagrus sophiae.
The pocket mouse was captured along Los Olmos Creek in tidal flat vegetation dominated by sea ox-eye, gulf cord grass, and mesquite.