One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
An annual grass of Asian origin that is established as an invasive ecological threat in the eastern and southern US.
- ‘The stems of Japanese stilt grass are relatively hairless and resemble a smaller version of bamboo.’
- ‘Stabilize disturbed areas with native grasses before Japanese stilt grass can exploit the disturbance.’
- ‘From river bluffs to wetlands, mature forests to your own backyard, Japanese stilt grass is a ready invader of moist, neutral, or acidic soils.’
- ‘Liz Lingo lays down herbicide to kill off Japanese stilt grass growing along the edge of a former sandpit deep within Killens Pond State Park.’
- ‘Grass - specifically, the pervasive invasive commonly known as Japanese stilt grass - is the latest challenge for Spooner in her 20-some years working to protect Umstead State Park.’
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