spear grass


Definition of spear grass

1 : any of numerous grasses having spear-shaped inflorescences or stiff pointed leaves: such as
2a : a spearwort (Ranunculus flammula)
b : a plant of the genus Aciphylla (family Umbelliferae) with prickly leaves especially : a New Zealand perennial (A. colensoi)

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“Spear grass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spear%20grass. Accessed 2 Dec. 2021.

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