wire grass


wire grass

noun

Definition of WIRE GRASS

:  any of various grasses or rushes having wiry culms or leaves: as
a :  a Eurasian slender-stemmed meadow grass (Poa compressa) widely naturalized in the United States and Canada
b :  any of several coarse grasses (genus Aristida) with a 3-awned lemma that grow extensively in open dry, sandy, or sterile areas especially of the southeastern and south-central U.S.

First Known Use of WIRE GRASS

1751

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