Definition of meadow fescue in English:

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meadow fescue

Entry from US English dictionary


A tall Eurasian fescue that is grown in North America as a pasture and hay grass.
  • Festuca pratensis, family Gramineae
Example sentences
  • After moving to their present farm in 2000 they tilled the ground and seeded it to perennial ryegrass, Alyce white clover, brome and meadow fescue, with annual ryegrass as a cover crop.
  • Here, six kinds of grass pollen are used - timothy, rye, meadow fescue, velvet, orchard and Kentucky blue grasses.
  • In contrast, the dominant vegetation of two sites consisted of the exotic grasses Bromus inermis Leyss. (awnless brome) and Festuca pratensis L. (meadow fescue), plus a few scattered native prairie forbs and other exotic species.
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