Definition of Sporobolus

1. Noun. Cosmopolitan annual and perennial grasses (as dropseed or rush grass).




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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sporobolus

Spock
Spock ears
Spockian
Spockish
Spode
Spodoptera exigua
Spodoptera frugiperda
Spokane
Spondias
Spondias mombin
Spondias purpurea
Spondweni virus
Sporades
Sporanox
Spork
Sporobolus
Sporobolus cryptandrus
Sporobolus poiretii
Sporocystinea
Sporotrichum
Spotsylvania
Sprachgefühl
Spraguea
Spraguea umbellatum
Sprechstimme
Spree

Literary usage of Sporobolus

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Rhodora by New England Botanical Club (1906)
"NOTES ON TWO SPECIES or sporobolus.—I collected sporobolus asper, Kunth, September 12, 1903, near New Haven, Connecticut. It was found on a steep, ..."

2. Botanical Gazette by University of Chicago, JSTOR (Organization) (1896)
"It is quite possible that there are other and yet older names, but at all events sporobolus neglectus is an unnecessary addition to a much-burdened synonymy ..."

3. Ethnobotany of the Tewa Indians by Wilfred William Robbins, John Peabody Harrington, Barbara W. Freire-Marreco (1916)
"... and a herb of the genus sporobolus. The shrine was visited by messengers from Santa Clara, San Juan, San Ildefonso, Taos, Jemez, and Cochiti. ..."

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