Deergrass
Deergrass Deer"grass`, n. (Bot.) An American genus ({Rhexia}) of perennial herbs, with opposite leaves, and showy flowers (usually bright purple), with four petals and eight stamens, -- the only genus of the order {Melastomace[ae]} inhabiting a temperate clime. [1913 Webster]

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  • Muhlenbergia rigens — Scientific classification Kingdom: Plantae (unranked) …   Wikipedia

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  • Anthus pratensis — Meadow Mead ow, a. Of or pertaining to a meadow; of the nature of a meadow; produced, growing, or living in, a meadow. Fat meadow ground. Milton. [1913 Webster] Note: For many names of plants compounded with meadow, see the particular word in the …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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