Definition of ryegrass
: any of several grasses (genus Lolium); especially : either of two grasses (L. perenne and L. multiflorum) that are used as lawn and pasture grasses and as cover crops
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However, Kowalewski notes that perennial ryegrass and fescue, the two most common grasses in western Oregon, should not be cut low.
The prevailing notion says flexible straws were invented in the late 19th century by Marvin Stone, a D.C. man who didn’t like how the traditional ryegrass straw people used for drinking would disintegrate and leave gritty residue in his mint juleps.
These fescues do no mix well with bluegrass and ryegrass, because of the wider grass blades.
Its facility in Southern California sources milk from free-range cows that are fed Italian ryegrass.
Most likely it’s due to their experiences with easy to grow ryegrass that when tossed out quickly grows a lawn.
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