Bunch grass
Bunch grass Bunch" grass` (Bot.) A grass growing in bunches and affording pasture. In California, {Atropis tenuifolia}, {Festuca scabrella}, and several kinds of {Stipa} are favorite bunch grasses. In Utah, {Eriocoma cuspidata} is a good bunch grass. [1913 Webster]

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  • Bunch grass — Bunch grasses, also commonly called Tussock grasses, [R.H. Groves, R.D.B. Whalley “Grass and Grassland Ecology in Australia” in Flora of Australia Volume 43 Poaceae 1: Introduction and Atlas, CSIRO Publishing, Canberra. “’Tussock” implies a… …   Wikipedia

  • bunch grass — bunch′ grass n. pln any of various grasses in different regions of North America, growing in distinct clumps • Etymology: 1830–40, amer …   From formal English to slang

  • bunch grass — ☆ bunch grass n. any of various grasses that grow in tufts …   English World dictionary

  • bunch grass — noun any of various grasses of many genera that grow in tufts or clumps rather than forming a sod or mat; chiefly of western United States • Syn: ↑bunchgrass • Hypernyms: ↑grass * * * any of various grasses in different regions of North America,… …   Useful english dictionary

  • bunch grass — ašuotė driskė statusas T sritis vardynas atitikmenys: lot. Stipa capillata angl. bunch grass; hair like feathergrass vok. Büschelhaargras; Haar Federgras; Haar Pfriemengras rus. волосатник; ковыль волосатник; ковыль волосатый; ковыль… …   Dekoratyvinių augalų vardynas

  • bunch grass — noun a grass that grows in clumps, especially on the North American plains. [Schizachyrium scoparium and other species.] …   English new terms dictionary

  • bunch grass — any of various grasses in different regions of North America, growing in distinct clumps. [1830 40, Amer.] * * * …   Universalium

  • bunch grass —   Māku eku e …   English-Hawaiian dictionary

  • black bunch grass — noun : galleta grass …   Useful english dictionary

  • blue bunch grass — noun also bluebunch fescue ˈ ̷ ̷ˌ ̷ ̷ : a fescue grass (Festuca idahoensis) of the western United States used as forage …   Useful english dictionary

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