Kentucky blue grass
Blue grass Blue" grass` (Bot.) A species of grass ({Poa compressa}) with bluish green stems, valuable in thin gravelly soils; wire grass. [1913 Webster]

{Kentucky blue grass}, a species of grass ({Poa pratensis}) which has running rootstocks and spreads rapidly. It is valuable as a pasture grass, as it endures both winter and drought better than other kinds, and is very nutritious. [1913 Webster]


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