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bear grass

or bear·grass (bâr′grăs′)
n.
1. A western North American perennial herb (Xerophyllum tenax) having a dense clump of basal grasslike leaves and a tall stalk bearing a terminal raceme of small whitish flowers.
2. Any of several similar North American plants, especially species of the genera Nolina and Yucca.

beargrass

(ˈbɛəˌɡrɑːs)
n
(Plants) a North-West American plant, Xerophyllum tenax, belonging to the lily family but resembling tall grass
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The incident took place early Monday morning at the Louisville Llama Farm on Schuff Lane near Beargrass Creek.
And then I think of all the plants and animals that shiver with the urgency of reproduction and life ongoing, life ongoing in the rotting log, life in the deepest sea, ongoing life in tidewater ledges and beargrass flats.
These fires may seem horrific, but they allow huckleberries, beargrass and many other plants to reproduce.
In their study, the relations included such categories as location (mountain lion, wall clock), human resource (birthwort), part (bonefish), named after (executive chair), made of (latex gloves), when active or used (night snake, rain coat), eats (beargrass), object or instrument nominalizations (vacuum cleaner), holds/contains (pencil cup), and depicts (road atlas), while the properties included the categories of object-part (spiderflowers), part-part (porcupine fish), colour/pattern (leopard lizard), overall shape (peninsula table), appearance (bird's nest fungus), and behaviour/function (cangaroo rat).
We conducted our study along Beargrass Creek (Middle Fork) in Cherokee Park (latitude 38.243301, longitude -85.698220) and Beargrass Greenway (latitude 38.245939, longitude -85.700499), which are part of the Olmsted Parks and Metro Parks systems in Louisville, Kentucky.
Hands noiseless as beargrass. I listen for the pitch of snow on windows.
Movies were distributed in film cans, and it was generally looked at as too costly and risky, said Beargrass Marketing owner Michele Reese, who worked with Pozo at Universal.
PAT DAY, one of America's most famous jockeys, who retired four years ago, now preaches regularly at Beargrass Christian Church but probably not at New Bethel Church, also in Louisville.
The attendants each wore hunter-green strapless gowns of bengaline taffeta, and carried hand-gathered amaryllis bouquets accented with beargrass.
William and Annie moved with their children and slaves to the Beargrass region of Jefferson County, Kentucky, near present-day Louisville.
My wife had collected beargrass flowers for the camp table and we ate our meal in the rain at the end of a perfect day.