blue-eyed grass

noun

Definition of blue-eyed grass 

: any of a genus (Sisyrinchium) of New World herbs of the iris family having grasslike foliage and blue, yellow, or white flowers

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While keeping non-native plants in the garden intact, the group added such native plants as clasping coneflowers, Texas red star hibiscus, blue-eyed grass and Louisiana irises. Kendra Parks, NOLA.com, "Master gardeners celebrate the tricentennial and bring native plants back to New Orleans," 24 May 2018

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1783, in the meaning defined above

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