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Noun1.meadowgrass - any of various grasses that thrive in the presence of abundant moisturemeadowgrass - any of various grasses that thrive in the presence of abundant moisture
family Graminaceae, family Gramineae, family Poaceae, Graminaceae, Gramineae, grass family, Poaceae - the grasses: chiefly herbaceous but some woody plants including cereals; bamboo; reeds; sugar cane
grass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
foxtail, foxtail grass - grasses of the genera Alopecurus and Setaria having dense silky or bristly brushlike flowering spikes
manna grass, sweet grass - any of several moisture-loving grasses of the genus Glyceria having sweet flavor or odor
Agrostis alba, Poa nemoralis, wood meadowgrass - slender European grass of shady places; grown also in northeastern America and temperate Asia
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Common annual weeds in our gardens include chickweed, nettles, hairy bittercress, groundsel and annual meadowgrass. The quickest method is to use a hoe but go easy - tiny annual seedlings only need a light touch to be felled.
The experiment was carried out as follows: 3 g of seeds of perennial ryegrass, fescue grass and meadowgrass were each separately planted into 3 plastic containers fully filled with 1 kg of substrate.
If there's too much annual meadowgrass and other wild grasses, and too few sown species like perennial ryegrass, it is time for action.
The matriarch having enabled the action to commence, the speaker pauses to reflect upon his idyllic setting, where he is surrounded by suggestively feminine "willows, clouds, deep meadowgrass, and the river." The girls arrive and are immediately turned to figurative flowers and animals that naturalize their apparently subordinate status with regard to the speaker.
Hundreds of new trees and over 20 acres of meadowgrass were planted around the fringes of the sports areas to soften the boundaries with the rest of the Park and to benefit and encourage wildlife and biodiversity.
Common meadowgrass with feathery heads grew there; wild parsley with its delicate filigrees; ground ivy with rough wrinkled leaves, and dead nettles smelling of mint.
The grubs attack the roots of ryegrass and can cause heavy thinning of swards and their replacement by weed species such as annual meadowgrass.