spart grass

noun
\ ˈspärt- \

Definition of spart grass

2 : a tall rather broad-leaved cordgrass (Spartina alterniflora) common in salt marshes of the eastern U.S. and introduced along the European coast and in the Pacific northwest

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Latin spartum

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“Spart grass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spart%20grass. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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