foxtail grass

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Noun1.foxtail grass - ground pine thickly covered with bristly leavesfoxtail grass - ground pine thickly covered with bristly leaves; widely distributed in barren sandy or peaty moist coastal regions of eastern and southeastern United States
Christmas green, ground pine - any of several club mosses having long creeping stems and erect branches
2.foxtail grass - grasses of the genera Alopecurus and Setaria having dense silky or bristly brushlike flowering spikesfoxtail grass - grasses of the genera Alopecurus and Setaria having dense silky or bristly brushlike flowering spikes
Alopecurus pratensis, meadow foxtail - stout erect perennial grass of northern parts of Old World having silky flowering spikes; widely cultivated for pasture and hay; naturalized in North America
meadow grass, meadowgrass - any of various grasses that thrive in the presence of abundant moisture
bristle grass, bristlegrass - grasses of grasslands and woodlands having large gracefully arching spikes with long bristles beneath each spikelet
giant foxtail - two species of coarse annual foxtails that are naturalized weeds in United States
glaucous bristlegrass, Setaria glauca, yellow bristle grass, yellow bristlegrass, yellow foxtail - common weedy and bristly grass found in nearly all temperate areas
bottle grass, bottle-grass, green bristlegrass, green foxtail, rough bristlegrass, Setaria viridis - European foxtail naturalized in North America; often a troublesome weed
foxtail millet, Hungarian grass, Italian millet, Setaria italica - coarse drought-resistant annual grass grown for grain, hay, and forage in Europe and Asia and chiefly for forage and hay in United States
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Foxtail grass heads, even after they are killed by cold weather in late fall, can be collected and bundled together to make brooms for spider web removal.
According to one advocate, Tom McClain, the goal was to preserve the seed in order to avoid contamination with the foxtail grass.
There could be an obstruction in one ear or a yeast infection or infection from foxtail grass, where the awns have migrated deep into the ear canal and become infected.