spike-grass

noun

Definition of spike-grass

: any of several American maritime grasses having large or conspicuous spikelets: such as
a : sea oat also : any of several related grasses of the genus Uniola
c : 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 4 Dec. 2021.

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