feather grass


noun

any American grass of the genus Stipa, having a feathery appendage.

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Also called needle grass.

Origin of feather grass

First recorded in 1770–80
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feather grass

noun

a perennial grass, Stipa pennata, native to the steppes of Europe and N Asia, cultivated as an ornament for its feathery inflorescence
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