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pine straw

noun, Chiefly Southern U.S.
1.
fallen pine needles.
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Examples for pine straw
  • pine straw harvesting might remove the beneficial effect the mulch has on pine trees themselves.
  • Effect of pine straw harvesting on survival and growth of loblolly pine.
  • There also is no change in the bidding process for timber, pine straw and other contractual sales.
  • The eagles have been working on the nest, adding sticks and pine straw.
  • Hay, pine straw, and paper are highly combustible and not recommended for use in decorations.
  • Handmade baskets using native materials such as pine straw were popular.
  • The pine straw was gathered from a nearby pine grove that was not manicured.
  • The pine straw was weighed and debris separated from pickings.
  • He sold pine straw to landscapers and grew and sold farm produce.

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