rescue grass

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 (rĕs′kyo͞o-grăs′) or rescue grass
A tall South American grass (Bromus catharticus) cultivated in warm regions for hay.

[Probably alteration of fescue.]
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Giant-reed, elephant grass Bromus catharticus Vahl Bromegrass, rescue grass Bromus inermis Leyss.
LeAnn Davis, a graduate student at the University of Arkansas who works with Moore, found there was less water and phosphorus runoff with tall rescue grass compared to eastern gamagrass, switchgrass, bermudagrass, or bluestem grass.
Dominant grasses are barley (Hordeum pusillum), buffalo grass (Buchloe dactyloides), and rescue grass (Bromus catharticus).