hair grass


: any of several grasses having slender wiry stems or leaves: such as
: any of several grasses of the genera Deschampsia, Muhlenbergia, and Aira
: any of several fine-leaved strictly aquatic spike rushes including some that are popular as aerators for the balanced aquarium

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“Hair grass.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 19 Jul. 2024.

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