The white grass was tussocky and long, and the trail here and there had been churned into quagmire.
Far away the coast reached out, and melted into the morning, the tussocky sandhills seemed to sink to a level with the beach.
From the sea to the Sierra Nevada stretch the pampas, all tussocky grass, thorn, guanacos and mirages.
Just behind a tussocky bunch of grass is a favourite spot to set a noose; the grass partially conceals it.
To the left is a narrow little ditch, and beyond the ditch rough and tussocky grass.
Sometimes a brace of leverets are found in a tussocky grass clump, but these are more often allowed to remain than taken.
The path was a narrow groove in the turf between high, sere, tussocky grass; it was scarcely more than a rabbit run.
Here and there on very steep hillsides, wiry, tussocky grass might be growing instead of forest or peat.
At the very bottom, almost on a level with the tussocky surface of the marsh, a barrel lay on its side, its depth leading inward.
Keeping along near the fence, she sniffed the tussocky, uneven grass with practised nose.