reed grass


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reed grass

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(Plants) a tall perennial grass, Glyceria maxima, of rivers and ponds of Europe, Asia, and Canada
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Noun1.reed grass - any of various tall perennial grasses of the genus Calamagrostis having feathery plumesreed grass - any of various tall perennial grasses of the genus Calamagrostis having feathery plumes; natives of marshland fens and wet woodlands of temperate northern hemisphere
grass - narrow-leaved green herbage: grown as lawns; used as pasture for grazing animals; cut and dried as hay
Australian reed grass, Calamagrostic quadriseta - tall Australian reedlike grass sometimes used for hay
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Shahzad's house was made of bricks, mud and reed grass. Kashaf was the maternal cousin of Jannat.
Blue fescue, feather reed grass, tufted hair grass and blue oatgrass are early to send up new growth.
As a young lad growing up in the late 1940s and 1950s, I would keenly watch them ensconcing the khus grass with bamboo shoots and reed grass.
The trees took, the reed grass stayed away, and the moisture retention was perfect for saplings.
The pink flower clusters of 'Morning Light' Japanese silver grass (above; top left) and the strawgold plumes of 'Karl Foerster' feather reed grass (top right) add movement and color.
The statuesque Calamagrostis acutiflora Karl Foerster, or feather reed grass, can also be used as a natural screens Spiky foliage adds movement and brings a delightful musical note to the garden when they rustle in the wind.
The drainage ditch is filled with canary reed grass, thistles and blackberries, which goats love to eat, said their owner, Briana Murphy of Sherwood, northwest of Wilsonville.
At the nth encounter, the Zen master points to this image of feather reed grass in the wind.
These animals were trapped near reed grass. The sixth desert shrew reported from the state was a skull (including jaw) isolated from an owl pellet collected in Mineral County, Nevada (Kolter, 1985).
His work since 1993 has been to coordinate the enhancement of wetlands by removing invasive woody species such as buckthorn and tall reed grass.
Plans to begin producing Napier grass and giant reed grass as feedstocks for biofuels should be placed on hold, says a group of more than 200 scientists who are concerned the two grasses could overtake native plants and in doing so destroy wildlife habitat.