Agrostis

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Noun1.Agrostis - annual or perennial grasses cosmopolitan in northern hemisphere: bent grass (so named from `bent' meaning an area of unfenced grassland)Agrostis - annual or perennial grasses cosmopolitan in northern hemisphere: bent grass (so named from `bent' meaning an area of unfenced grassland)
plant genus - a genus of plants
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
bent grass, bent-grass, bent - grass for pastures and lawns especially bowling and putting greens
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Cover crops such as redtop grass keep competing natural vegetation in check and allow oak saplings to flourish.
But redtop grass suppresses that natural vegetation and mats down flat in the winter, providing little cover for rabbits while they eat," Millspaugh says.
Rabbits avoided redtop grass (Agrostis alba), soybean stubble (Glycine max), and sunflower fields (Helianthus annuus), possibly due to the lack of protective cover and food availability.