cespitous

Cespitous

Ces"pi*tous\, a. [See Cespitose.] Pertaining to, consisting, of resembling, turf; turfy.

A cespitous or turfy plant has many stems from the same root, usually forming a close, thick carpet of matting. --Martyn.
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