cotta grass


cot·​ta grass
: an erect branching perennial grass (Cottea pappophoroides) of the southwestern U.S. with narrow attenuate leaves

Word History


modification of New Latin Cottea, genus name of Cottea pappophoroides

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“Cotta grass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 22 May. 2024.

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