: a tall African forage grass (Panicum maximum) introduced into tropical America and the southern U.S.
Examples of guinea grass in a Sentence
Recent Examples on the WebWhatever the cause, a buildup of guinea grass fueled the Pa’auilo blaze.
New York Times, 5 July 2021 As if highlighting the risks, guinea grass has already begun sprouting on land blackened by the fire.
New York Times, 5 July 2021 The Lawa‘i solar and energy storage project on the island of Kauai employs 300 sheep to keep the invasive guinea grass from engulfing the solar panels that supply 11% of the island’s electricity.
Noelle Swan, Scientific American, 21 Sep. 2019
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