reed grass

noun

Definition of reed grass 

1 : any of various reeds or reedy grasses: such as

a : a tall perennial grass of the genus Calamagrostis sometimes used for hay especially : an Australian grass (C. quadriseta or Deyeuxia quadriseta)

b : a grass of the genus Arundo especially : giant reed sense 1

c : wood grass sense 1

d : a grass of the genus Phragmites especially : common reed

2 : bur reed

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