Definition of Rhode Island bent
1. Noun. Common grass with slender stems and narrow leaves.
Generic synonyms: Bent, Bent Grass, Bent-grass
Lexicographical Neighbors of Rhode Island Bent
Literary usage of Rhode Island bent
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. A Manual of Farm Grasses by Albert Spear Hitchcock (1921)
"Rhode Island bent AND CARPET BENT These two grasses are closely related to redtop but are more delicate, the leaves being finer, the stems thinner and not ..."
2. Turf for Golf Courses by Charles Vancouver Piper, Russell Arthur Oakley (1917)
"Rhode Island bent has erroneously been advertised by seedsmen as Agrostis canina, and the frauds which have surrounded the handling ..."
3. The Practical Garden-book: Containing the Simplest Directions for the by Charles Elias Hunn, Liberty Hyde Bailey (1900)
"In parts of the East, Rhode Island bent grass is used for lawns. ==—— cool of the year. It may be sown in Sep- ^ * w Q»CJS The grass seed should be sown in ..."
4. The Standard Cyclopedia of Horticulture: A Discussion for the Amateur, and by Liberty Hyde Bailey (1915)
"Turf-forming grasses are those that spread freely by creeping rootstocks, such as June-grass, quack-grass, Bermuda-grass, Rhode Island bent and redtop, ..."
5. Cyclopedia of American Horticulture: Comprising Suggestions for Cultivation by Liberty Hyde Bailey, Wilhelm Miller (1900)
"Turf-forming Grasses are those that spread freely by creeping rootstocks, such as June-grass, quack-grass, Bermuda-grass, Rhode Island bent and red-top, ..."
6. The American Journal of Horticulture and Florist's Companion (1869)
"I notice in a recent agricultural paper the following mixture of grass-seeds for the lawn ; viz., twelve quarts Rhode-Island Bent-grass, ..."
7. A Text-book of Grasses with Especial Reference to the Economic Species of by Albert Spear Hitchcock (1914)
"Rhode Island bent is especially adapted to that portion of the humid region in ... Rhode Island bent does not produce vigorous creeping rootstocks as does ..."