slough grass

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Noun1.slough grass - North American cordgrass having leaves with dry membranous margins and glumes with long awns
cord grass, cordgrass - any of several perennial grasses of the genus Spartina; some important as coastal soil binders
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There, we saw 12 hens and three roosters that flew into the slough grass when we stopped to look at them.
Several years ago I sat in a mature cottonwood tree surrounded by picked cornfields and slough grass. A mature buck appeared a half-mile away, but he obviously was not headed in my direction.
The frost-covered slough grass seemed impossibly noisy as I made my way along the edge of the dry marsh en route to the large poplar that held my portable tree stand, but I knew that the majority of the deer were a quarter-mile away feeding in a stubble sunflower field under the cover of predawn darkness.