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cut·grass

also cut grass  (kŭt′grăs′)
n.
1. Any of several grasses of the genus Leersia, found mostly along marshes, ponds, and streams and having leaves with very rough, serrated margins.
2. Any of several other grasses with rough margins.
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cutgrass

(ˈkʌtˌɡrɑːs)
n
(Plants) the general name for any grass of the genus Leersia, native to the Americas and Eurasia
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The plant species included bulrush (Scirpus californicus), softrush (Juncus effusus), water hyacinth (Eichhornia crassipes), duckweed (Lemna minor), pickerelweed (Pontederia), duckpotato (Sagittaria lancifolia), native canna (Canna spp.), buttonbush (Cephalanthus occidentalis), cutgrass (Leersia oryzoides), and native lotus (Nelumbo lutea).
Pierce SC, Moore MT, Larsen D, Pezeshki SR (2010) Macronutrient (N, P, K) and redoximorphic metal (Fe, Mn) allocation in Leersia oryzoides (Rice Cutgrass) grown under different flood regimes.
The vegetation within Restored A was composed of >90% wetland species dominated by (>65% coverage) cattail ( Typha sp.), goldenrod (Solidago sp.) purpleleaf willowherb (Epilobium coloratum), rice cutgrass (Leersia oryzoides), and arrowleaf tearthumb (Polygonum sagittatum) (Davey Resource Group, 2008).
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In this study, genetic individuals of Leersia oryzoides (rice cutgrass) were exposed to three flooding treatments: drained, flooded, and heterogeneous flooding.
At each point, we recorded the hydrology/substrate (flowing water, standing water, saturated mud, firm mud, dry wetland), water depth and dominant vegetation using nine broad vegetation groups: cattails (Typhaceae), cutgrass (Leersia oryzoides), forbs, hardstem bulrush (Scirpus acutus), Himalayan blackberry (Rubus discolor), other grasses (Poaceae), other sedges (Cyperaceae), rushes (Juncaceae) and willows (Salix spp.).
Control of cutgrass (Leersia hexandra swarz) in direct seeded lowland rice at Badeggi.
Comparison of Giant Cutgrass Productivity in Tidal and Impounded Marshes with Special Reference to Tidal Subsidy and Waste Assimilation.
Most were obtained from an onsite nursery, but three species (pickerelweed, Pontederia cordata; softstem bulrush, Scirpus validus; and giant cutgrass, Zizaniopois miliacea) were imported from a Florida nursery (Duckworth-Cole, Inc.
A recent survey of 36 agricultural ditches in the Mississippi and Arkansas deltas found that in small edge-of-field ditches, species richness was less than half that found in larger sized drainages, with the most prominent species in smaller ditches belonging to the genus Leersia (cutgrass) (Bouldin et al.
Leersia oryzoides (L.) Sw.; (+); Rice Cutgrass; abundant; moist north end of Farmer's Field, around pond, and in swampy area; BSUH 10859.
Intermingled in the understory are the following frequently encountered vines and herbs: Acmella oppositifolia (oppositeleaf spotfiower), Boehmeria cylindrica (smalispike false nettle), Brunnichia ovata (American buckwheatvine), Justicia ovata (looseflower waterwillow), Leersia lenticularis (catchfly grass), Leersia oryzoides (rice cutgrass), Lycopus rubellus (taperleaf waterhorehound), Mikania scandens (climbing hempvine), Pilea pumila (Canadian clearweed), Pluchea camp horata (cam phor pluchea), Saururus cernuus (lizards tail), Triadenum walteri (greater marsh St.