Definition of hare's-tail in US English:


(also hare's-tail grass)


  • A Mediterranean grass with white silky flowering heads and woolly gray-green leaves, widely grown as an ornamental, used especially when dried.

    Lagurus ovatus, family Gramineae

    • ‘Grasses were also a very conspicuous element of the vegetation and included the attractive Lagurus ovatus (Hare's-tail).’
    • ‘You can also try hare's tail grass with its dense woolly heads and downy haired leaves.’