St. Augustine grass


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Related to St. Augustine grass: centipede grass, Zoysia grass
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Noun1.St. Augustine grass - low mat-forming grass of southern United States and tropical AmericaSt. Augustine grass - low mat-forming grass of southern United States and tropical America; grown as a lawn grass
grass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
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Not even the concrete slabs upon which these houses are built remain; just an empty lot now reclaimed by St. Augustine grass. The only telltale sign is the address, spray-painted in yellow on the curb.
St. Augustine grass is a warm-season, quick-growing turf grass used abundantly in Florida.
Augustine is one that was developed in 1980 by North Carolina State University to resist certain fungus strains that attacked conventional St. Augustine grass, which thrives in warmer climates like its native Florida.
In a place where green lawns decked with water-sucking plants like St. Augustine grass and holly bushes are a status symbol, Dotty Woodson, a water resource specialist with Texas A&M University System's agriculture education arm, said visitors are amazed to learn that the home's lush zoysia palisades grass only needs watering once a week in the summertime.
Asthma-friendly choices include St. Augustine grass; azalea, boxwood, and hibiscus shrubs; apple, dogwood, and red maple trees; and begonia, impatiens, snapdragon, and hosta flowering plants.