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Rush-grass   /rəʃ-græs/   Listen

Grass having wiry stems and sheathed panicles.  Synonym: rush grass.

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"Rush-grass" Quotes from Famous Books

... novel, The Roar of the Sea, are sure to look eagerly for St. Enodoc's Church. It lies among the sand-dunes on the eastern bank of the estuary, and is now protected from the sands that once practically buried it by the growth of rush-grass and tamarisk hedges; even now it lies low within a deep trench, and we can easily picture its condition in days when the parson used to enter through the roof to perform service, so as to keep his ...
— The Cornwall Coast • Arthur L. Salmon

Words linked to "Rush-grass" :   genus Sporobolus, Sporobolus, grass

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