dallis-grass

Dallis grass

[dal-is]
noun
a pasture grass, Paspalum dilatatum, native to South America and naturalized in the southern U.S.

Origin:
1905–10; after A. T. Dallis (or Dallas), a farmer who cultivated the grass successfully near La Grange, Georgia, in the late 19th century

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dallis grass

noun
tall tufted perennial tropical American grass naturalized as pasture and forage grass in southern United States [syn: dallisgrass
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