One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
A wild grass which resembles the oat.
Avenula and other genera, family Gramineae
- ‘Slender wheatgrass, nodding brome, fringed brome, oat grass, red fescue, June grass, and mountain muhly are the most abundant species in dry areas.’
- ‘Gardener Lee of Willow, Alaska, just can't have enough blue oat grass.’
- ‘A strategically placed clump of blue oat grass can add a cool touch to the mid-summer garden.’
- ‘Evergreen grasses, such as sedge, blue oat grass, and some species of feather grass, which only need renewing every 2 to 3 years.’
- ‘He hid inside a tussock of oat grass and watched as the fine thatched house rose up beside the water-hole.’
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