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wire·grass

 (wīr′grăs′)
n.
1. Any of various bunch grasses of the genus Aristida having thin wiry stems, such as A. stricta of the southeast United States or A. purpurea of western North America.
2. Any of various mat-forming grasses, such as Bermuda grass, having tough wiry roots or rootstocks.

wiregrass

(ˈwaɪəˌɡrɑːs)
n
(Plants) any of various grasses, such as Bermuda grass, that have tough wiry roots or rhizomes
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Shifting his focus back from the barrier-island cotton plantations and the banks-of-the-river rice plantations to the wiregrass region, Stewart shows how new technologies allowed entrepreneurs to exploit the longleaf pine forests that had earlier gone neglected.
Long-term effects of dormant-season prescribed fire on plant community diversity, structure and productivity in a longleaf pine wiregrass ecosystem.
Cypress Creek Chiropractic's $500 athletic scholarship went to Tonty 'Manny' Rutinel of Wiregrass Ranch High School.
Thousands of clumps of native wiregrass, a tall bunchgrass that resembles baling wire, have also been planted.
An ASMC member since 200I, he is currently affiliated with the Wiregrass Chapter.
Crowley, Primitive Baptists of the Wiregrass South (Gainesville: University Press of Florida.
Dothan, AL, March 10, 2013 --(PR.com)-- Hunger is an issue for many families throughout the Wiregrass. To do their part for the local community, each year the Mitchell Automotive Group hosts a food drive to restock the Christian Mission Pantry after the holidays.
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That's the case in Georgia's Okefenokee National Wildlife Refuge, where restoring the native longleaf pine and wiregrass community should provide a springboard for the unusual gopher tortoise.