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Noun1.ricegrass - any grass of the genus Oryzopsisricegrass - any grass of the genus Oryzopsis  
mountain rice, Oryzopsis hymenoides, silk grass, silkgrass, Indian millet - valuable forage grass of dry upland areas and plains of western North America to northern Mexico
Oryzopsis miliacea, smilo, smilo grass - perennial mountain rice native to Mediterranean region and introduced into North America
cereal, cereal grass - grass whose starchy grains are used as food: wheat; rice; rye; oats; maize; buckwheat; millet
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In field experiments, Longland discovered that kangaroo rats and their relatives were responsible for more than 90 percent of the germination and establishment of Indian ricegrass seedlings.
Indian ricegrass seeds come in five different colors and sizes.
Dominant plants on mesas were four-wing saltbush (Atriplex canescens), rubber rabbitbrush (Crysothamnus nauseosus), mountain mahogany (Cercocarpus intricatus), winterfat (Ceratoides lanata), galleta grass (Hilaria jamesii), blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis), Indian ricegrass (Oryzopsis hymenoides), bigelow sage (Artemisia bigelovii), pinyon pine (Pinus edulis), one-seed juniper (Juniperus monosperma), and Utah juniper (J.
Indian ricegrass is widely distributed west of the Mississippi River, and FRRL scientists used several Colorado accessions to develop White River Indian ricegrass.
It blends Epsom salts, Amazonian clay and ricegrass extracts to rid toxins from your skin.
Other species of note include forked aster (Eurybia furcata (Burgess) Nesom--SR), smooth cliff brake fern (Pellaea glabella), harebell (Campanula rotundifolia), black-fruit mountain ricegrass (Orvzopsis racemosa--SR) and a small population of round-leaved serviceberry (Amelanchier sanguinea), a species under review for state listing.
campestris were herbaceous plants, including Baileya and Indian ricegrass (Oryziopsis hymenoides), while hosts of C.
Nitrogen fixation associated with rhizosheaths of Indian ricegrass used in the stabilization of Slick Rock, Colorado, tailings pile.
One mix that's doing well combines the Logan laboratory's new RoadCrest crested wheatgrass and the lab's older Bozoisky Russian wildrye with the Army's own blend of natives like slender wheatgrass, Indian ricegrass, sideoats grama, and lovegrass.