rush-grass


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Noun1.rush-grass - grass having wiry stems and sheathed paniclesrush-grass - grass having wiry stems and sheathed panicles
grass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
genus Sporobolus, Sporobolus - cosmopolitan annual and perennial grasses (as dropseed or rush grass)
References in classic literature ?
He threw off his pack and went into the rush-grass on hands and knees, crunching and munching, like some bovine creature.
He felt his way through the wet snow to the watery muskeg berries, and went by feel as he pulled up the rush-grass by the roots.
He was compelled to pause for frequent rests, when he attacked the muskeg berries and rush-grass patches.