beargrass


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bear grass

or bear·grass (bâr′grăs′)
n.
1. A western North American perennial herb (Xerophyllum tenax) having a dense clump of basal grasslike leaves and a tall stalk bearing a terminal raceme of small whitish flowers.
2. Any of several similar North American plants, especially species of the genera Nolina and Yucca.

beargrass

(ˈbɛəˌɡrɑːs)
n
(Plants) a North-West American plant, Xerophyllum tenax, belonging to the lily family but resembling tall grass
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These fires may seem horrific, but they allow huckleberries, beargrass and many other plants to reproduce.
The film showing is open to the public with a $5 suggested donation to benefit the Kentucky Waterways Alliance, Beargrass Creek Alliance, and Salt River Watershed Watch.
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Movies were distributed in film cans, and it was generally looked at as too costly and risky, said Beargrass Marketing owner Michele Reese, who worked with Pozo at Universal.
PAT DAY, one of America's most famous jockeys, who retired four years ago, now preaches regularly at Beargrass Christian Church but probably not at New Bethel Church, also in Louisville.
The attendants each wore hunter-green strapless gowns of bengaline taffeta, and carried hand-gathered amaryllis bouquets accented with beargrass.
William and Annie moved with their children and slaves to the Beargrass region of Jefferson County, Kentucky, near present-day Louisville.
My wife had collected beargrass flowers for the camp table and we ate our meal in the rain at the end of a perfect day.
The 2-mile round-trip hike follows the lakeshore past rocky beaches and wildflower-rich meadows, ending in a pasture of beargrass -- the large white blooms look like bottle brushes sticking up through the grass.
We tied napkins with beargrass ($2 per bunch) and embellished them with lily pad-like Shortia, commonly sold as galax leaves ($2.
02132A] Beargrass in the "Bob," Bob Marshall Wilderness, Montana.