centipede grass


Definition of centipede grass

: a grass (Eremochloa ophiuroides) introduced into the southern U.S. from China especially for lawn use

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History and Etymology for centipede grass

probably so called from the appearance of the creeping stolons

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“Centipede grass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/centipede%20grass. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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