spear grass


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spear grass

spear grass

n
1. (Plants) another name for wild Spaniard
2. (Botany) any of various native Australian grasses, esp of the genera Stipa or Heteropogon, with sharp-pointed seeds
3. (Botany) any of various grasses with sharp stiff blades or seeds
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that beneath them we're pure parasite feasting on spear grass roots.
such as foxtail barley, cheat grass, and spear grass.
Pits were lined with dry spear grass (Imperata cylindrica) before sweet potato roots were placed there [7].
A startled pack of dingoes bolts for cover in the barren wastes, kangaroos remain stockstill among the giant spear grass.