star grass

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star grass (countable and uncountable, plural star grasses)

  1. Any of several grasses or grass-like plants:
    1. Cynodon and Chloris spp., grasses in the Eleusininae subtribe of Poaceae, especially Bermuda grass, Cynodon dactylon.
    2. Aletris spp., flowering plants in the Nartheciaceae family.
    3. Callitriche spp., flowering plants in the Plantaginaceae family.
    4. Hypoxis spp., flowering plants belonging to the family Hypoxidaceae.