sour grass

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Noun1.sour grass - any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicinesour grass - any of certain coarse weedy plants with long taproots, sometimes used as table greens or in folk medicine
herb, herbaceous plant - a plant lacking a permanent woody stem; many are flowering garden plants or potherbs; some having medicinal properties; some are pests
genus Rumex, Rumex - docks: coarse herbs and shrubs mainly native to north temperate regions
Rumex acetosa, sour dock, garden sorrel - European sorrel with large slightly acidic sagittate leaves grown throughout north temperate zone for salad and spring greens
Rumex acetosella, sheep sorrel, sheep's sorrel - small plant having pleasantly acid-tasting arrow-shaped leaves; common in dry places
bitter dock, broad-leaved dock, Rumex obtusifolius, yellow dock - European dock with broad obtuse leaves and bitter rootstock common as a weed in North America
French sorrel, garden sorrel, Rumex scutatus - low perennial with small silvery-green ovate to hastate leaves
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Sourgrass densities affecting the initial growth and macronutrient contente of Coffee plants.
Predominant weeds Spanish needle (Bidens pilosa), morning glory (Ipomoea nil), calotrope (Calotropis procera), sourgrass (Digitaria insularis), plantain signalgrass (Brachiaria plantaginea) and southern sandspur (Cenchrus echinatus).