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Definition of Heath grass

Heath grass
Heath Heath, n. [OE. heth waste land, the plant heath, AS. h??; akin to D. & G. heide, Icel. hei?r waste land, Dan. hede, Sw. hed, Goth. haipi field, L. bucetum a cow pasture; cf. W. coed a wood, Skr. ksh?tra field. [root]20.] 1. (Bot.) (a) A low shrub (Erica, or Calluna, vulgaris), with minute evergreen leaves, and handsome clusters of pink flowers. It is used in Great Britain for brooms, thatch, beds for the poor, and for heating ovens. It is also called heather, and ling. (b) Also, any species of the genus Erica, of which several are European, and many more are South African, some of great beauty. See Illust. of Heather. 2. A place overgrown with heath; any cheerless tract of country overgrown with shrubs or coarse herbage. Their stately growth, though bare, Stands on the blasted heath. --Milton Heath cock (Zo["o]l.), the blackcock. See Heath grouse (below). Heath grass (Bot.), a kind of perennial grass, of the genus Triodia (T. decumbens), growing on dry heaths. Heath grouse, or Heath game (Zo["o]l.), a European grouse (Tetrao tetrix), which inhabits heats; -- called also black game, black grouse, heath poult, heath fowl, moor fowl. The male is called, heath cock, and blackcock; the female, heath hen, and gray hen. Heath hen. (Zo["o]l.) See Heath grouse (above). Heath pea (bot.), a species of bitter vetch (Lathyris macrorhizus), the tubers of which are eaten, and in Scotland are used to flavor whisky. Heath throstle (Zo["o]l.), a European thrush which frequents heaths; the ring ouzel.

Meaning of Heath grass from wikipedia

- de****bens) is a species of gr**** commonly known as the heath gr****, heath-gr****, or staggers gr**** It is a tussock gr**** native to Europe and adjacent...
- commonly known as sand-heath gr****tree, is a species of gr****tree of the genus Xanthorrhoea native to South Australia. The perennial gr**** tree is found in...
- Lüneburg Heath (German: Lüneburger Heide) is a large area of heath, geest, and woodland in the northeastern part of the state of Lower Saxony in northern...
- mountain summits or crests covered primarily by thick vegetation of native gr****es or shrubs occurring in areas where heavy forest growth would be expected...
- White clover Gr**** Bermuda gr**** Brome False oat gr**** Fescue Heath gr**** Meadow gr****es (from naturally mixed gr****land swards) Orchard gr**** Ryegr**** Timothy-gr****...
- to the dense tussock it is very resistant to heath fires. Its ligule is a ring of hairs, as in heath gr**** (Danthonia de****bens). The long narrow purple...
- heath, and the animals are also those characteristic of chalk gr****land and heathland. The vegetation structure of chalk heath resembles gr**** heath,...
- Hampstead Heath (locally known simply as the Heath) is a large, ancient London heath, covering 320 hectares (790 acres). This gr****y public space sits...
- Brachypodium pinnatum, the heath false brome or tor-gr****, is a species of gr**** with a widespread distribution in temperate regions of the Northern Hemisphere...
- reptiles live on the heath; red deer, muntjacs, Dartford warblers, stonechats, and nightjars, as well as adders, slowworms, gr**** snakes and common lizards...
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