poverty grass


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poverty grass

n.
Any of several North American grasses that grow in poor or sandy soil.
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Noun1.poverty grass - small heathlike plant covered with white down growing on beaches in northeastern North Americapoverty grass - small heathlike plant covered with white down growing on beaches in northeastern North America
genus Hudsonia, Hudsonia - small evergreen subshrubs of North America
subshrub, suffrutex - low-growing woody shrub or perennial with woody base
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Sand burr, downy brome grass, squirrel-tail grass, poverty grass, mesquite, cocklebur and clover are some of the offending plants.

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