smut grass

noun

: a grass (Sporobolus poiretii) native to the West Indies but common in the southern U.S. that often has its tufted wiry stems and narrow panicles infested with a fungus (Helminthosporium ravenelii)

called also blackseed, carpet grass

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“Smut grass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/smut%20grass. Accessed 30 Jan. 2023.

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