Indian grass

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(Bot.) a coarse, high grass (Chrysopogon nutans), common in the southern portions of the United States; wood grass.

See also: Indian

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
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Three native grasses that are well-suited for gardens in the upper Midwest are Indian Grass (Sorghastrum nutans), Little Bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium) and Prairie Dropseed (Sporobolus heterolepis).
A native phytoremediation plant for cleaner soil, known as Indian Grass, has the ability to detoxify common agrochemical residues such as pesticides and herbicides.
(2015): Genetic associations, variability and diversity in biochemical and morphological seed characters in Indian grass pea (Lathyrus sativus L.) accessions.
The establishment of perennial grasses such as Indian grass (Sorghastrum nutans (L.) Nash), miscanthus (Miscanthus x giganteas Greef et Deu ex.
Warm-season native grass plantings, such as switchgrass, big bluestem and Indian grass, are another effective way of creating cover.
It contains a mix of Big Bluestem, Switchgrass, Indian Grass, Virginia Wild Rye, Partridge Pea, New England Aster, and Maximillian Sunflower seeds.
Earl and Joe observed from one of the buttes as I slunk through the cedars, Indian grass and small cactus.
5,000,000 ha and was dominated by little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium), big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii), Indian grass (Sorghastrum nutans), and switchgrass (Panicum virgatum; Smeins and Diamond, 1983; Anderson, 2006).
Sorgastrum nutans (L.) Nash (Indian grass) was third in importance at Twin Mounds hill prairie and second at Twin Shelters hill prairie.
Washington, May 29 (ANI): An Indian grass, called vetiver, could act as a tool for clearing antibiotics from water.
I almost got high as 'experts' spoke of all kinds of 'grass': winter grass, summer grass, Indian grass, foreign grass, wet grass, dry grass, green grass, brown grass, etc.
There's a visual richness, too, provided by fields of native big bluestem (Andropogon gerardii) and golden Indian grass (Sorghastrum nutans) waving in the wind.