Distichlis

noun
Dis·tich·lis | \də̇ˈstiklə̇s\

Definition of Distichlis 

: a small genus of American grasses found along seashores and in alkaline regions and having creeping rhizomes, distichous leaves, and several-flowered spikes in small panicles — see salt grass

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History and Etymology for Distichlis

New Latin, irregular from Greek distichos

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