Definition of woodrush in English:

woodrush

Line breaks: wood|rush
Pronunciation: /ˈwʊdrʌʃ
 
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noun

A grass-like plant that typically has long flat leaves fringed with long hairs.
  • Genus Luzula, family Juncaceae: many species
More example sentences
  • Violets, woodrushes, Silene, Lychnis, periwinkles and Alchemilla mollis are all plants that will thrive in the dry, shady conditions provided by the hedge, and for a splash of colour I could use climbing nasturtiums or morning glory.
  • Honeysuckle, fraochan, wood sorrel, bugle, blue-bell, few-flowered woodrush, royal fern, hay-scented buckler fern and foxglove all occur on the forest floor along with numerous mosses and liverworts.
  • Birch, alder, ash and hazel line the path, and the Grotaig Burn forms a steep-sided gorge for part of the way, the sides of which are covered with ferns and woodrush.

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