alkali grass

noun

Definition of alkali grass

  1. 1 :  a grasslike plant (Zygadenus elegans) with flowers in a loose cylindrical raceme

  2. 2 :  salt grass a

  3. 3 :  any of several grasses of the genus Puccinellia that grow in saline situations

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Origin and Etymology of alkali grass

so called from its growth in alkaline soil


First Known Use: 1870


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