Definition of Agrostis alba
1. Noun. Slender European grass of shady places; grown also in northeastern America and temperate Asia.
Group relationships: Genus Poa, Poa
Generic synonyms: Meadow Grass, Meadowgrass
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Literary usage of Agrostis alba
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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord Britton, Addison Brown (1913)
"agrostis alba L. agrostis alba L. Sp. PI. 63. 1753. Red-top. Fiorin. ... agrostis alba var. vulgaris Thurber in A. Gray, Man. Ed. 6, 647. 1890. ..."
2. Acta Soc. Pro Fauna Et Flora Fennica by Societas pro Fauna et Flora Fennica (1902)
"Veden ääressä kasvaa aina Eleocharis ja useinkin merisa- roja sekä agrostis alba. Rinteellä on rehevää Calam. stricta & Carex ..."
3. The Forage and Fiber Crops in America by Thomas Forsyth Hunt (1907)
"In a letter, Mrs. Agnes Chase says: "agrostis alba vulgaris can usually be ... Hitchcock says of agrostis alba L.: "Extensively cultivated as a meadow grass ..."
4. The Quantitative Method in Biology by Julius MacLeod (1919)
"I take agrostis alba as a whole, and bring under this name A. alba L., A. vulgaris With, and their so-called varieties, adopting provisionally the view of ..."