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Meaning of BEAR GRASS

Pronunciation:  behr gras

 
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 Definition: 
  1. [n]  plant of western North America having woody rhizomes and tufts of stiff grasslike basal leaves and spikes of creamy white flowers
  2. [n]  stemless plant with tufts of grasslike leaves and erect panicle of minute creamy white flowers; southwestern United States and Mexico
  3. [n]  yucca of west central United States having a clump of basal grasslike leaves and a central stalk with a terminal raceme of small whitish flowers
  4. [n]  yucca of southern United States having a clump of basal grasslike leaves and a central stalk with a terminal raceme of small whitish flowers
 
 Synonyms: Nolina microcarpa, squaw grass, Xerophyllum tenax, Yucca glauca, Yucca smalliana
 
 See Also: agave, American aloe, century plant, genus Nolina, genus Xerophyllum, liliaceous plant, Nolina, Xerophyllum, yucca

 

 

 

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