any of several grasses, as Distichlis spicata, that grow in salt marshes or meadows or in alkali soil.
Origin of salt grass
First recorded in 1695–1705
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The way was through a pebbly waste of beach and salt-grass, and a sea-scrub of grey bushes.The Life and Death of Richard Yea-and-Nay|Maurice Hewlett