wire grass

or wiregrass


noun

any of various grasses or rushes having wiry roots, culms, or leaves.

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Origin of wire grass

An Americanism dating back to 1745–55
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wire grass

noun

any of various grasses, such as Bermuda grass, that have tough wiry roots or rhizomes
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