Spike grass

(Bot.) either of two tall perennial American grasses (Uniola paniculata, and U. latifolia) having broad leaves and large flattened spikelets.

See also: Spike

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In the high elevations of the marsh, they planted more than 100,000 2-inch plugs of saltmarsh meadow grass and spike grass.
Removing invasive species, such as phragmites, and replanting with a diverse group of marsh plants, such as smooth cordgrass, saltmeadow hay, spike grass and marsh elder, will provide nursery habitat for fish and other marine life in the estuary.