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Related to lyme grass: Marram grass
(Plants) a N temperate perennial dune grass, Elymus arenarius, with a creeping stem and rough bluish leaves
[C18: probably a respelling (influenced by its genus name, Elymus) of lime1, referring to its stabilizing effect (like lime in mortar)]
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|Noun||1.||lyme grass - a grass of the genus Elymus |
grass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
Elymus condensatus, giant ryegrass, Leymus condensatus - stout perennial grass of western North America
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