Oryzopsis

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Noun1.Oryzopsis - rice grassOryzopsis - rice grass        
liliopsid genus, monocot genus - genus of flowering plants having a single cotyledon (embryonic leaf) in the seed
family Graminaceae, family Gramineae, family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, grass family, Poaceae - the grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds; sugar cane
rice grass, ricegrass - any grass of the genus Oryzopsis
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For purposes of soil conservation, in the autumn of 2000 the northwest-ridge field, approximately 20% of the land area (25 ha) in the immediate environment of the shed, was placed in a soil bank and remaining wheat stubble was seeded to bluebunch wheatgrass (Pseudoregneria spicata), slender wheatgrass (Agropyron trachycaulum), big bluegrass (Poa ampla), and Indian ricegrass (Oryzopis hymenoides).