finger grass


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Noun1.Finger grass - grasses with creeping stems that root freelyfinger grass - grasses with creeping stems that root freely; a pest in lawns
grass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
crowfoot grass, Dactyloctenium aegypticum, Egyptian grass - a creeping grass with spikes like fingers
Digitaria, genus Digitaria - crab grass; finger grass
Digitaria sanguinalis, hairy finger grass, large crabgrass - a European forage grass grown for hay; a naturalized weed in United States
2.finger grass - any grass of the genus Chloris; occurs in short grassland especially on waste ground or poor soils
grass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
Chloris gayana, Rhodes grass - perennial grass of South Africa introduced into United States; cultivated as forage grass in dry regions
Chloris truncata, creeping windmill grass, windmill grass, star grass - perennial Australian grass having numerous long spikes arranged like the vanes of a windmill
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The trial at Mungallala in the south west showed tall finger grass, Rhodes grass, Queensland blue grass and Wynn cassia to suppress weed growth by over 80 per cent, Dr Adkins said.
At Injune in the central west, tall finger grass was the only species to strongly suppress parthenium weed.