shortgrass

noun

Definition of shortgrass

: any of various grasses that are characterized by short stature and marked drought tolerance, form the dominant feature of dry upland plains (such as those just east of the Rocky mountains), and include important range grasses of such lands — compare midgrass, tallgrass

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“Shortgrass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/shortgrass. Accessed 28 Jun. 2022.

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