Briza maxima
Quaking Quak"ing, a. & n. from {Quake}, v. [1913 Webster]

{Quaking aspen} (Bot.), an American species of poplar ({Populus tremuloides}), the leaves of which tremble in the lightest breeze. It much resembles the European aspen. See {Aspen}.

{Quaking bog}, a bog of forming peat so saturated with water that it shakes when trodden upon.

{Quaking grass}. (Bot.) (a) One of several grasses of the genus {Briza}, having slender-stalked and pendulous ovate spikelets, which quake and rattle in the wind. {Briza maxima} is the large quaking grass; {Briza media} and {Briza minor} are the smaller kinds. (b) Rattlesnake grass ({Glyceria Canadensis}). [1913 Webster]


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  • Briza maxima — Taxobox name = Briza maxima image width = 200px image caption = Briza maxima regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida ordo = Poales familia = Poaceae genus = Briza species = B. maxima binomial= Briza maxima binomial authority …   Wikipedia

  • Briza maxima — Großes Zittergras Großes Zittergras (Briza maxima) Systematik Ordnung: Süßgrasartige (Poales) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Briza maxima — didžioji ašarėlė statusas T sritis vardynas apibrėžtis Miglinių šeimos dekoratyvinis augalas (Briza maxima), paplitęs Viduržemio pajūrio srityje. atitikmenys: lot. Briza maxima angl. big quaking grass; great quaking grass; large quaking grass… …   Lithuanian dictionary (lietuvių žodynas)

  • Briza maxima — didžiosios ašarėlės statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Briza maxima angl. big quaking grass; greatest quaking grass vok. großes Zittergras rus. трясунка большая ryšiai: žiūrėk – didžioji ašarėlė …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • Briza maxima — ID 11276 Symbol Key BRMA Common Name big quakinggrass Family Poaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution CA, CO, GA, HI, IL, MA, MI, NJ, NY, OR, VT, WI Growth Habit Graminoid …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Briza maxima L. — Symbol BRMA Common Name big quakinggrass Botanical Family Poaceae …   Scientific plant list

  • Briza — (género Briza, formado por la Briza maxima, Briza media y Briza minor) f. Se aplica a distintas especies de *plantas gramíneas buenas para pasto, especialmente para el ganado lanar, y que se cultivan también como adorno. * * * briza1. (De or. inc …   Enciclopedia Universal

  • Briza —   Briza …   Wikipedia Español

  • Briza — Taxobox name = Briza image width = 200px image caption = Briza maxima regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida ordo = Poales familia = Poaceae genus = Briza genus authority = L. subdivision ranks = Species subdivision = See… …   Wikipedia

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