Definition of quaking grass in English:

quaking grass


mass noun
  • A slender-stalked grass with oval or heart-shaped flower heads which tremble in the wind.

    Genus Briza, family Gramineae: several species, including B. media, which is sometimes cultivated as an ornamental

    • ‘Like most grasses, perennial quaking grass needs a carefully prepared, fine, crumbly seedbed.’
    • ‘We use quaking grass a lot in multiple-pet households, where there are two or three or more animals living together.’
    • ‘Distinctive in fresh and dried arrangements, quaking grass is grown for delicate stems and panicles (spikes) of paper-thin, green oval seed capsules that mature to a soft brown’