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cut·grass

also cut grass  (kŭt′grăs′)
n.
1. Any of several grasses of the genus Leersia, found mostly along marshes, ponds, and streams and having leaves with very rough, serrated margins.
2. Any of several other grasses with rough margins.

cutgrass

(ˈkʌtˌɡrɑːs)
n
(Plants) the general name for any grass of the genus Leersia, native to the Americas and Eurasia
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buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis), cutgrass (Leersia oryzoides), and native lotus (Nelumbo lutea).
purpleleaf willowherb (Epilobium coloratum), rice cutgrass (Leersia oryzoides), and arrowleaf tearthumb (Polygonum sagittatum) (Davey Resource Group, 2008).
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and watershield (Brasenia schreberi) for floating plants; giant cutgrass (Zizaniopsis milacea) torpedograss (Panicum repens), cattail (Typha spp.
At each point, we recorded the hydrology/substrate (flowing water, standing water, saturated mud, firm mud, dry wetland), water depth and dominant vegetation using nine broad vegetation groups: cattails (Typhaceae), cutgrass (Leersia oryzoides), forbs, hardstem bulrush (Scirpus acutus), Himalayan blackberry (Rubus discolor), other grasses (Poaceae), other sedges (Cyperaceae), rushes (Juncaceae) and willows (Salix spp.
The nine most-common plant species found in 20 PEM1 wetlands in the northern Sierra foothills were (not in order of prevalence) (A) common rush, (B) water smartweed, (C) sand spikerush, (D) rice cutgrass, (E) Baltic rush, (F) dallis grass, (G) common spikerush, (H) cattail and (I) willowherb.
Control of cutgrass (Leersia hexandra swarz) in direct seeded lowland rice at Badeggi.
Comparison of Giant Cutgrass Productivity in Tidal and Impounded Marshes with Special Reference to Tidal Subsidy and Waste Assimilation.
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Giant cutgrass dominates the perimeter shores of the open-water cell where bluefin killifish were collected, and the species may have been introduced into the wetland as eggs attached to plants imported from Florida.
European cutgrass (Leersia japonica Makino), and smartweed (Polygonum hydropiper L.
and cutgrass (Leersia hexandra); (2) cypress savannas with fine sandy soil underlain by a layer of clay, with a relatively open pond cypress (Taxodium ascendens) canopy and an understory of panic grasses and broomsedge (Andropogon virginicus); and (3) cypress/gum swamps with thick organic soils and a dense overstory of pond cypress and swamp tupelo (Nyssa biflora) with virtually no understory or midstory vegetation (Kirkman et al.