Briza media
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 media — Mittleres Zittergras Gemeines Zittergras (Briza media) Systematik Unterklasse: Commelinaähnliche (Commelinidae) …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Briza media — Taxobox regnum = Plantae divisio = Magnoliophyta classis = Liliopsida ordo = Poales familia = Poaceae genus = Briza species = B. media binomial= Briza media binomial authority = L. Briza media is a perennial grass in the family Poaceae and is a… …   Wikipedia

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  • Briza media — Lady s hair La dy s hair . (Bot.) A plant of the genus {Briza} ({Briza media}); a variety of quaking grass. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Briza media — Grass Grass, n. [OE. gras, gres, gers, AS, gr[ae]s, g[ae]rs; akin to OFries. gres, gers, OS., D., G., Icel., & Goth. gras, Dan. gr[ae]s, Sw. gr[aum]s, and prob. to E. green, grow. Cf. {Graze}.] 1. Popularly: Herbage; the plants which constitute… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Briza media — kiškio ašarėlės statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Briza media angl. common quaking grass; cowquake; doddering dillies; intermediate quaking grass; perennial quaking grass; trembling grass vok. Flittergras; gemeines Zittergras;… …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • Briza media — ID 11277 Symbol Key BRME Common Name perennial quakinggrass Family Poaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Introduced to U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution AL, CA, CO, CT, DE, MA, MD, ME, MI, NH, NY, PA, RI, VT Growth… …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Briza media ssp. elatior — ID 11278 Symbol Key BRMEE Common Name N/A Family Poaceae Category Monocot Division Magnoliophyta US Nativity Cultivated, or not in the U.S. US/NA Plant Yes State Distribution N/A Growth Habit N/A …   USDA Plant Characteristics

  • Briza media L. — многол.; VI–VII. Сем. Poaceae (Gramineae) – Злаки 41. Род Briza L. – Трясунка 71. Трясунка средняя Водораздельные и пойменные высокого уровня луга. Часто, по всему заповеднику …   Флора Центрально-лесного государственного заповедника

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