alligator grass


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Noun1.alligator grass - prolific South American aquatic weed having grasslike leaves and short spikes of white flowersalligator grass - prolific South American aquatic weed having grasslike leaves and short spikes of white flowers; clogs waterways with dense floating masses
Alternanthera, genus Alternanthera - genus of low herbs of tropical America and Australia; includes genus Telanthera
weed - any plant that crowds out cultivated plants
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Monroe describes a particularly attractive weed accumulation we encountered during a day on Lake Toho: "This is the ideal mat; it has hyacinth on top, it has blown-in hydrilla, Kissimmee grass, alligator grass and even some pond weed," he said.
There is a bunch of alligator grass growing all over the lake and it has cleared the water in places that have not had clean water for years.