Sporobolus


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Noun1.Sporobolus - cosmopolitan annual and perennial grasses (as dropseed or rush grass)Sporobolus - cosmopolitan annual and perennial grasses (as dropseed or rush 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
dropseed, drop-seed - a grass of the genus Sporobolus
blackseed, carpet grass, smut grass, Sporobolus poiretii - grass native to West Indies but common in southern United States having tufted wiry stems often infested with a dark fungus
rush grass, rush-grass - grass having wiry stems and sheathed panicles
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One of the best ornamental grasses to combine with perennials is prairie dropseed, botanically named Sporobolus heterolepis.
Eleven fresh plants including Achyranthes aspera,Haloxylon recurvum,Haloxylon salicornicum, Oxystelma esculentum,Octhocloa compressa,Neurada procumbens, Panicum antidotale, Salsola baryosma, Suaeda fruticosa, Sporobolus icolados and Solanum surattense were collected from herbarium and surroundings of Cholistan Institute of Desert Studies, Baghdad ul Jadeed Campus, The Islamia University of Bahawalpur.
The grasses include Sporobolus heterolepis, Stipa barbata and within that we have 20 different varieties of perennials, which bring the colour." He advises gardeners to give their outdoor space all-year-round interest, which is why he so loves grasses, whose structure and movement continues to provide interest in the cooler months.
o Sporobolus virginicus (L.) Kunth; las comunidades mixtas estuvieron compuestas por mezclas de especies de los pastizales, juncales, especies de porte bajo como Eleocharis geniculata (L.) Roem.
El pasto mas comun en las playas y dunas es Sporobolus virginicus (L.) Kunth (72) y porque ocupa grandes superficies de dunas que han sido transformadas en potreros, especialmente en Veracruz.
El pastizal natural se caracterizo por la existencia de pastos cortos como Paspalum sp (pasto horqueta), Sporobolus sp y Desmodium sp (pega pega) y pastos altos como Andropogon sp (paja colorada).
Loto cytisoidis-Dactyletum hispanicae Biondi, Filigheddu & Farris 2001 crithmetosum maritimi differs from Dauco hispanici-Asteriscetum maritimus Wojterski 1988 crithmetosum maritimi, by the absence of aerohaline species such as Plantago macrorhiza, Sporobolus arenarius or Parapholis incurvus and the presence of more salt-tolerant species such as Euphorbia pithuysa or Frankenia laevis and nitrophilous ones (Carlina corymbosa, Cynodon dactylon, Gaudinia fragilis).
Common grasses include grama grasses Bouteloua spp., dropseeds Sporobolus spp., tobosa Pleuraphis mutica and fluff grass Erioneuron pulchellum.
Grass species which included Cymbopogon nardus (L.) Rendle, Hyparrhenia hirta (L.) Stapf, Miscanthus capensis (Nees) Andersson, Phragmites australis (Cav.) Steud., Sporobolus africanus (Poir.) Robyns & Tournay, and Sporobolus fimbriatus (Trin.) Nees were harvested to thatch traditional structures such as huts and enclosures.