cord grass


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cord grass

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1. (Plants) a coarse perennial grass of the genus Spartina, characteristically growing in mud or marsh. Also called: rice grass
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Noun1.cord grass - any of several perennial grasses of the genus Spartina; some important as coastal soil binders
grass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
genus Spartina, Spartina - grass of freshwater swamps and salt marshes of Europe, Africa, America, and South Atlantic islands
salt reed grass, Spartina cynosuroides - tall reedlike grass common in salt meadows
freshwater cordgrass, prairie cordgrass, slough grass, Spartina pectinmata - North American cordgrass having leaves with dry membranous margins and glumes with long awns
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Just after a high tide peaks, Bay waters recede from the marsh islands, exposing cord grass and mud flats--and the birds flock in as if answering a dinner bell.
Restoring wetlands with cord grass grown at NRG's ecocenter for the Galveston Bay Foundation
Enjoy this 200-year-old tradition by making your own masterpiece from locally found sweet cord grass.
NRG donated the smooth cord grass plants used to reduce erosion and as a wildlife habitat in the North Deer Island restoration.
to survey a stand of non-native cord grass that was invading the shallow waters of Willapa Bay.
The regularly flooded part of the marsh is covered by coarse cord grass whose stems are far enough apart for small fish and even little squid to swim in at high tide to hide and feed.
The restored wetlands will provide habitats for unique bird, plant and fish species native to Southern California coastal wetlands, including the California least tern, halibut, and cord grass and eel grass species that support indigenous bird and fish populations, said Frank Melone, Edison senior environmental affairs engineer.
com/research/4r4trt/turf_ornamentals) has announced the addition of the "Turf, Ornamentals and Forage Inputs Market (2014-2020): By Forage seeds (Alfalfa, Clover and others), By Turfgrass (Kentucky bluegrass, Ryegrass and others), By Ornamental grass (Purple millet, cord grass and others) & By Geography" report to their offering.