prairie cordgrass


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Noun1.prairie cordgrass - North American cordgrass having leaves with dry membranous margins and glumes with long awns
cord grass, cordgrass - any of several perennial grasses of the genus Spartina; some important as coastal soil binders
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It's conspicuous in the prairie as a very productive forb in a tallgrass prairie where you have your major grasses such as big bluestem, switchgrass and prairie cordgrass," Boe said.
It's very compatible with such things as switchgrass and prairie cordgrass and big bluestem," he added.
Both species occupied stands of prairie cordgrass (Spartina pectinata) in a matrix of shorter annual forbs and spikerush (Eleocharis sp.