Definition of button grass in English:
noun[mass noun] chiefly Australian
A grass or sedge with compact rounded flowering heads.
- ● A large tufted sedge (Gymnoschoenus spaerocephalus, family Cyperaceae). ● An annual grass (Dactyloctenium radulans, family Gramineae).
- I drove through the Tarkine area and it includes large tracts of button grass and sparsely forested land, areas that loggers aren't that interested in (which I think helps to explain Kate's statistic of 89% being safe from logging).
- But much of this land was of little use to loggers - huge dams, coastal reserves, button grass and scree.
- Day four was another early rise for the teams with a 22 km leg planned along the beach, through button grass planes, coastal headlands, and an ever-present bog.
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