Ravenna grass

Ra·​ven·​na grass | \ rəˈvenə- \

Definition of Ravenna grass

: a grass (Erianthus ravennae) that is often cultivated for its long white-ribbed leaves and large plumes resembling those of pampas grass

called also plume grass, wool grass

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History and Etymology for Ravenna grass

from Ravenna, province and commune in northern Italy

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“Ravenna grass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Ravenna%20grass. Accessed 9 Jul. 2020.

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