saltgrass

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saltgrass

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salt +‎ grass

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saltgrass (countable and uncountable, plural saltgrasses)

  1. Distichlis spicata, an American grass that can tolerate alkali and salty conditions.
    • 2009 September 13, Michael Brick, “Stalking a Majestic Beast With an Eye on the Record Book”, in New York Times[1]:
      Palmer parted the towering saltgrass and pickleweed downwind of the elk.

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