beard grass

noun

Definition of beard grass

1 : a grass of the genus Polypogon (especially P. monspeliensis) with a densely bearded spike
2 : any of several common grasses of the genus Andropogon (such as A. scoparius)
4 : any perennial grass of the genus Gymnopogon (family Gramineae) with short rigid leaves and numerous slender flower spikes

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“Beard grass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/beard%20grass. Accessed 21 Oct. 2021.

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