Definition of Arrhenatherum elatius
1. Noun. Coarse perennial Eurasian grass resembling oat; found on roadside verges and rough grassland and in hay meadows; introduced in North America for forage.
Generic synonyms: Grass
Group relationships: Arrhenatherum, Genus Arrhenatherum
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Literary usage of Arrhenatherum elatius
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1. Forage Plants and Their Culture by Charles Vancouver Piper (1914)
"Tall oat-grass (arrhenatherum elatius) is known also as tall meadow oat-grass, tall oat-grass, false oat-grass, French rye-grass and, in .the South, ..."
2. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"Oat-G., arrhenatherum elatius; also various species of Avena. ... Tall Meadow Oat-G., arrhenatherum elatius. Tickle-G., Agrostis hiemalis. ..."
3. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William MacKinley Klein (1993)
"Arrow-feather; Three-awned grass Herbaceous perennial Serpentine barrens and other dry, sandy soils. • arrhenatherum elatius (L.) Beauv. var. elatius Tall ..."
4. The Vascular Flora of Pennsylvania: Annotated Checklist and Atlas by Ann Fowler Rhoads, William M. Klein (1993)
"»arrhenatherum elatius (L.) Beauv. var. elatius Tall oatgrass Herbaceous perennial Roadsides, fields and waste ground. arrhenatherum elatius (L.) Beauv. ..."