alkali grass

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Noun1.alkali grass - plant of western North America having grasslike leaves and greenish-white flowers
genus Zigadenus, Zigadenus - genus of mostly North American poisonous plants; sometimes placed in family Melanthiaceae
death camas, zigadene - any of various plants of the genus Zigadenus having glaucous leaves and terminal racemes of mostly white flowers; all are poisonous
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Van Straalen and FMH Dooper (1993) used grass silage, grass, and clover as raw materials, which was different from the present study, the reason was that different climatic conditions, soil environment and regions lead to different species in China, therefore alfalfa (Long mu 801), alfalfa (Long mu 803), alkali grass, corn silage, and corn straw were selected in this study.
The species evaluated included alpine bluegrass, alkali grass, alpine fescue, blue grama, and buffalograss, Canada bluegrass, fowl bluegrass, Idaho bentgrass, marsh muhly, prairie junegrass, rough hairgrass, side-oats grama, and tufted hairgrass (Table 2).
Parish's Alkali Grass (Puccinellia parishii) This small annual occurs near certain desert springs, seeps, and seasonally wet areas in California, Arizona, New Mexico, and Colorado.