Definition of vernal grass in English:

vernal grass

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(also sweet vernal grass)


[mass noun]
  • A sweet-scented Eurasian grass which is sometimes grown as a meadow or hay grass.
    • Anthoxanthum odoratum, family Gramineae
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    • 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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