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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Rape straw can be a good alternative, as is canary reed grass, though the latter is rarely baled.
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.
Tenders are invited for 1 ea splash pad rules sign1 ea shade sail, 1 lsum splash pad equipment and installation, 13 ea karl forester feather reed grass, 26 ea placement of select boulders, 63 sy decorative drainage channel, 1224 sy solid slab sodding, see attached file.
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.
Mbogho, waveswept reed grass clumps, L-1203 (DHJC, NHMW, NMSA, SANC, TMSA, UMC, WSUC; 98 [male], 96 [female], 203 nymphs); Tanganyika Terr.
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.
In areas prone to soil erosion such as slopes, cover with stiff clumps of feather reed grass.
Lynfa Davies, of HCC, said alternatives included woodchip, paper, pea straw, rape straw, canary reed grass, miscanthus, bracken or rushes.