Definition of Tall oat grass

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.


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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tall Oat Grass

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tall bilberry
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Literary usage of Tall oat grass

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1. The United States: A Graphic History by Louis Morton Hacker, Rudolf Modley, George Rogers Taylor (1891)
"It is desirable that experiments be made with sowing of tall oat grass with ... The following testimony is furnished by growers of tall oat grass: George ..."

2. 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 is native to southern Europe and northern Africa, ..."

3. Forage Plants and Their Culture by Charles Vancouver Piper (1914)
"CHAPTER IX ORCHARD-GRASS, TALL OAT-GRASS AND BROME-GRASSES TIMOTHY is to such preponderating extent the most important hay grass in America that other ..."

4. Grasses and how to Grow Them in North America by Thomas Shaw (1910)
"tall oat grass (Arrhenatherum avenaceum) is the most valuable variety of ... tall oat grass is a perennial in its habit of growth and somewhat long lived. ..."

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