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  • noun Any of various grass-like plants of the genus Triglochin


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  • The most arresting of these was a frozen landscape of pebbles with raw shrimps and strewn with wild beach plants such as sea arrowgrass, St. John's wort, Portulak and the unfortunately named scurvy-grass.

    Noma's Spectrum of Flavors Bruce Palling 2011

  • Fuegian arrowgrass Tetroncium magellanicium and mossy deergrass Scirpus spp. are the only abundant vascular plants found in bogs, although bog margins show a wider diversity, including various grasses.

    Gough Island Wildlife Reserve, United Kingdom 2008

  • The fringe of salt marshes that remains commonly has salt grass (Distichlis spicata), salt bush (Atriplex patula), pickleweed (Salicornia virginica) and seaside arrowgrass (Triglochin maritimum), among others.

    Padilla Bay National Estuarine Research Reserve, Washington 2008


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