Definition of Bottle-grass
1. Noun. European foxtail naturalized in North America; often a troublesome weed.
Generic synonyms: Foxtail, Foxtail Grass
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Literary usage of Bottle-grass
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. Agriculture in Some of Its Relations with Chemistry by Frank Humphreys Storer (1897)
"They are the false millets, called bottle-grass or panic-grass (Setaria), ... Dr. Warder, of Ohio, reports a case where the growth of bottle-grass in one of ..."
2. The Cereals in America by Thomas Forsyth Hunt (1908)
"They are annuals, varying from a few inches to two feet or more in height, with dense spiked heads, yellow in Pigeon grass and green in Bottle grass. ..."
3. The Writings of Henry David Thoreau by Henry David Thoreau (1906)
"Setaria glauca, glaucous panic grass, bottle grass, sometimes called fox-tail, ... Setaria viridis, green bottle grass, in garden, some going to seed, ..."
4. Transactions of the Kansas Academy of Science by Kansas Academy of Science (1889)
"34. S. glauca Beauv.; Yellow Fox-tail. 35. S.viridis Beauv.; Green Fox-tail, Pigeon grass, Bottle grass. 7. ..."