Definition of arrowgrass in English:
A grass-like marsh plant with a slender spike of tiny flowers.
- Genus Triglochin, family Juncaginaceae
- Low tide exposes many characteristic saltmarsh plants that provide a vegetarian menu, which is equally vital for the birds, including sea arrowgrass, scurvy grass and sea lavender.
- Levees supported high densities of Triglochin palustris (arrowgrass), which was an important food for growing geese.
- Species of arrowgrass that poison livestock are widely distributed in marshy pastures and native grass hay areas throughout the United States.
What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?
Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.
Most popular in the US
Most popular in the UK
Most popular in Canada
Most popular in Australia
Most popular in Spain
Most popular in Malaysia