- any grass of the genus Setaria, having a dense panicle, grown for forage.
Origin of setaria
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The plant in question is a grass, Setaria, which has a p. 46remarkable form of seedling.Rustic Sounds
A rarer grass still, "Setaria glauca," once turned up in a cucumber frame.In a Cheshire Garden
Scitamineæ 2, Panicum curvatum, Setaria glauca, Swertia angustifolia!
These differentiations are shown in a striking manner by certain Paniceae, Setaria for example.
But in Setaria we meet with certain characteristics of reaction which are quite inexplicable.