Johnson grass

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Etymology[edit]

Named after an Alabama plantation owner, Colonel William Johnson, who sowed its seeds on river-bottom farmland circa 1840.

Noun[edit]

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Johnson grass ‎(countable and uncountable, plural Johnson grasses)

  1. A perennial Mediterranean grass (Sorghum halepense) cultivated for forage, but considered invasive and noxious.