Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A plant of the genus Luzula: also called glowworm-grass.

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Examples

  • Several colorful species thrive here owing to low competition: white-flowered snow whitlowgrass Draba nivalis, diapensia Diapensia lapponica, yellow-flowered Arctic poppy Papaver radicatum, snow cinquefoil Potentilla nivea and the grass-like northern wood-rush Luzula confusa.

    Ilulissat Icefjord, Denmark-Greenland

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