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bunch grass

Syllabification: bunch grass
(also bunchgrass)

Definition of bunch grass in English:

noun

North American
A grass that grows in clumps.
  • Schizachyrium and other genera, family Gramineae: several species, especially S. scoparium, used for grazing and in erosion control, especially on the Great Plains
Example sentences
  • Think of the two halves of Iron Creek: on the desiccated west side grow sagebrush and prickly pear, on the well-managed east side grow prairie June Grass, needle and thread, western wheatgrass, blue bunch grass, and many other species.
  • Perennial ryegrass is a bunch grass suitable for hay, silage, or pasture.
  • Control of a non-native plant, the sandbur weed, has been very effective in restoring the duck's nesting habitat, which includes native bunch grass.

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