hilo grass

hi·​lo grass | \ ˈhē(ˌ)lō- \

Definition of hilo grass

: a sour grass (Paspalum conjugatum) that is common in the Hawaiian islands and is often a troublesome weed because of its ability to cover vast areas in a short time

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Hawaiian hilo

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“Hilo grass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hilo%20grass. Accessed 3 Dec. 2021.

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