: any of several American maritime grasses having large or conspicuous spikelets: such as
: sea oat
also : any of several related grasses of the genus Uniola
: an annual grass (Leptochloa fascicularis) found in ditches and brackish meadows from New England to Florida

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“Spike-grass.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/spike-grass. Accessed 13 Jun. 2024.

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