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deergrass Line breaks: deer|grass

Entry from British & World English dictionary

Definition of deergrass in English:


A small sedge related to cotton grass, growing in tufts on wet moors and bogs.
  • Trichophorum cespitosum (or Scirpus cespitosus), family Cyperaceae
Example sentences
  • There are several fungi that infect the leaves of deergrass, causing debilitation, but usually not death.
  • Use a single clump of deergrass in the landscape as a specimen, or plant three or five together to create an accent grouping.
  • Abe wears his signature field trip hat that he wove with juncus and deergrass.
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