- any of various grasses in different regions of North America, growing in distinct clumps.
Origin of bunch grass
An Americanism dating back to 1830–40
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Examples from the Web for bunch grass
Dr. Davy finished his examination and turned to Bunch-grass Bill.Adventures in Alaska
Samuel Hall Young
The bunch-grass seed is too small a matter for his happy-go-lucky soul.The Gold Diggings of Cape Horn
John R. Spears
Their natural vegetation is the bunch-grass and the sage-brush (Artemisia).Two Years in Oregon
There was some bunch-grass, and there were llamas pasturing on the plains.Inca Land
Intermixed with the wastes of sage-brush were patches of bunch-grass.