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Definition of Heath grass
Heath grassHeath 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.]
(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
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****
, or staggers gr****
It is a tussock gr**** native
- commonly known
gr****tree, is a species
of gr****tree of the genus Xanthorrhoea native
Australia. The perennial gr****
tree is found
- Lüneburg Heath
(German: Lüneburger Heide) is a large
area of heath
, geest, and woodland
in the northeastern
part of the state
of Lower Saxony
- mountain summits
or crests covered primarily
by thick vegetation
of native gr****es
or shrubs occurring
in areas where heavy forest growth would
- White clover Gr**** Bermuda gr**** Brome False
oat gr**** Fescue Heath gr**** Meadow gr****es
(from naturally mixed
gr****land swards) Orchard gr****
- to the dense tussock
it is very resistant
fires. Its ligule
is a ring of hairs, as in heath gr****
(Danthonia de****bens). The long narrow
, and the animals
are also those characteristic
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
(790 acres). This gr****y public space
pinnatum, the heath false brome
, is a species
with a widespread distribution
in temperate regions
of the Northern
live on the heath
; red deer, muntjacs, Dartford
warblers, stonechats, and nightjars, as well as adders, slowworms, gr**** snakes
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