Love grass

lovegrass

[luhv-gras, -grahs]
noun
any grass of the genus Eragrostis, as E. curvula (weeping lovegrass) and E. trichodes (sand lovegrass) cultivated as forage and ground cover.

Origin:
1695–1705; love + grass

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love grass

any of the tufted annual and perennial grasses of the genus Eragrostis (family Poaceae). About 250 species are native to tropical and temperate regions of the world

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