Definition of vernal grass in English:

vernal grass

Syllabification: ver·nal grass


A sweet-scented Eurasian grass that is sometimes grown as a meadow or hay grass. Also called sweet vernal grass.
  • Anthoxanthum odoratum, family Gramineae
More example sentences
  • Kentucky bluegrass, hairy goldenrod, and sweet vernal grass, accounted for 57% of herb importance.
  • The photo shows the seed heads of both species, with those of sweet vernal grass being greener and narrower.
  • Recently, several samples of sweet vernal grass have been sent in for identification.

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