Definition of vernal grass in English:

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vernal grass

(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
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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