Definition of Alkali grass

1. Noun. Plant of western North America having grasslike leaves and greenish-white flowers.

Exact synonyms: Zigadenus Elegans
Group relationships: Genus Zigadenus, Zigadenus
Generic synonyms: Death Camas, Zigadene

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Alkali Grass

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Literary usage of Alkali grass

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1. Soils: Their Formation, Properties, Composition, and Relations to Climate by Eugene Woldemar Hilgard (1921)
"Aside from the alkali grass proper (Distichlis), mentioned above, the so-called rye grass of the Northwest (Elymus con- ..."

2. Soils--their Formation, Properties, Composition, and Relations to Climate by Eugene Woldemar Hilgard (1906)
"Aside from the alkali grass proper (Distichlis), mentioned above, the so-called rye grass of the Northwest (Elymus con- ..."

3. The Encyclopedia of Practical Horticulture: A Reference System of Commercial by Granville Lowther, William Worthington (1914)
"Alkali-grass, a species of grass Distich- lis, growing -In the alkaline soils of the western part of the United States. Alkali-land, a region marked by the ..."

4. Railway Track and Track Work by Edward Ernest Russell Tratman (1908)
"In the southwest are the alkali grass, fine-top salt grass and grama grass. The propagation can be effected by seed, but it is better to transplant cuttings ..."

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