marsh grass


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marsh grass

A type of grass typically found in wetlands. Luckily, I saw the snake slithering toward us through the marsh grass before it was too late!
See also: grass
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Salt marsh grass species Sporobolasarabicus and Cynodondactylon were collected from Kallarkahar Lake near salt range of Pakistan.
Salt tolerance of the coastal salt marsh grass, Sporobolus virginicus (L.
Here, art buyers don't find pots of marsh grass, but strips of sod -- the sort of weed-free grass cultivated in nurseries, cut from the soil like a scalp from the skull and sold to impatient and wealthy homeowners -- that has been arranged into a square.
macgillivraii) constructed a nest of dead marsh grass with adhering sticky mud.
The next problem was clearing pockets of ground to plant the trees in: much of the surface was covered in a thick mattress of rotting timber, marsh grass and brambles.
I had spent nearly 20 hours in the dark riding around in an abyss of marsh grass, and for something many find to be a slam dunk.
A few minutes earlier and he would have seen us and submerged; a few seconds later and he would have been hidden by the 12-foot tall marsh grass.
Nearby, a toddler-aged wetland seeded with marsh grass completes the ecosystem, its thousands of inhabitants unaware their home is a manmade creation dredged from the Houston Ship Channel.
Crossing Lake Borgne and passing crab buoys, shrimp boats dragging nets, and freighters on Lake Pontchartrain, the tall marsh grass materializes in the distance.
She was only one among many in the disaster relief group who spent five weeks working 12- to 13-hour days in the Louisiana heat, wiping oil off individual blades of marsh grass with cloth diapers and planting 86,000 marsh plants - enough for 37 square acres of new marshland - in Lake Pontchartrain.
In the end, a glass-walled pavilion capped by a tree trunk by Kyle May and Scott Abrahams (pictured) and Bittertang's inflated vinyl bubble topped by aromatic eucalyptus all lost out to Babak Bryan and Henry Grosman's clever manipulation of the rules: a broken sphere of plywood, marsh grass and twine, resembling a flower bud as its spiky petals begin to open.
Off Ocean Springs, Mississippi with Gulf Coast Research Lab Director Bill Hawkins, I watched a crew of 10 men with three flat boats trying to spray wash about 80 feet of oiled marsh grass to little effect.
I push my hand into the salt water between a clump of marsh grass and it comes out covered in sticky gunge.
Eppley and colleagues analyzed mycorrhizal colonization of roots of male and female members of the marsh grass Distichlis spicata to determine whether the sex of the plant influences the interaction between the plant and mycorrhizal fungi.