Definition of Grass poly
1. Noun. Annual with small solitary pink flowers; originally of Europe but widely naturalized in moist areas.
Group relationships: Genus Lythrum, Lythrum
Generic synonyms: Loosestrife
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Literary usage of Grass poly
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1. An Illustrated Flora of the Northern United States, Canada and the British by Nathaniel Lord. Britton, Hon. Addison. Brown (1913)
"Grass-poly. Milk willow-herb. Lagerstroemia índica L., crape myrtle, a large shrub with terminal panicles of showy white to purple irregular flowers, ..."
2. American Notes and Queries edited by William Shepard Walsh, Henry Collins Walsh, William H. Garrison, Samuel R. Harris (1890)
"Grass-Poly—For this plant name the "Century Dictionary" ventures upon no ... the name of a plant nearly identical, apparently, with our Grass-poly. ..."
3. Publications by English Dialect Society (1886)
"Nth. Gloss. Grass of Parnassus. Parnassia palustris, L.—Lyte and subsequent writers. Prior, p. 97. grass poly. A book-name for Lythrum ..."
4. A Dictionary of English Plant-names by James Britten, Robert Holland (1886)
"grass poly. A book-namo for Lythrum Hyssopifolia, L.—' Cordus first mentioned it, and that by tho Dutch name of Grasso ..."