Another notable part of the race is the run up to the last big climb, the tussocky
grass and bog saps the runners' legs before Well Hill which is blessed with false summits to further demoralise the tired runner.
It's quite a view, and one that reveals itself suddenly, taking you by surprise as you approach the summit from Creagan nan Laogh, especially as for the previous hour or so you've been staring at the grass slope in front of you or stumbling through a wet, tussocky
Common frogs are amphibians, breeding in ponds during the spring and spending much of the rest of the year feeding in woodland, gardens, hedgerows and tussocky
land, / Tussocky
, littered." "Bed, upright chair, sixty-watt
You walked down a rutted road and came out on to stretches of fine, wet, tussocky
grass dotted with little naked birches.
Once, we cut ourselves an arrow-straight willow rod with Dad's penknife, and we sat on the tussocky
grass while he showed me how to peel off a strip of bark scored with the knife in a double spiral down the length of it, to make a decorated walking stick.
The previous day it had been a piece of tussocky
land which my kids and their pals used as an adventure playground and for bonfire night revelry.
I wade through tussocky
grass well over my knees, each step into an unknown warren of holes as I struggle to the top of one ridge.
"Take the footpath through a small, tussocky
pasture" Now what's one of those when it's at home?
Reference sites have tussocky
tundra dominated by Erio-phorum vaginatum--Ledum decumbens--Betula glandulosa (sheathed cottongrass--northern Labrador tea--dwarf birch) vegetation (<30 cm tall) (Fig.
The mountains rise steeply around us and there's little vegetation save ouchfoud, a tussocky
plant that manages to grow all across the mountains.
* Stoloniferous grasses had lower runoff and soil movement than pastures dominated by tussocky
perennial grass, when compared at the same level of cover (Scanlan et al.