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An annual grass of Asian origin that is established as an invasive ecological threat in the eastern and southern US.
- ‘From river bluffs to wetlands, mature forests to your own backyard, Japanese stilt grass is a ready invader of moist, neutral, or acidic soils.’
- ‘The stems of Japanese stilt grass are relatively hairless and resemble a smaller version of bamboo.’
- ‘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.’
- ‘Stabilize disturbed areas with native grasses before Japanese stilt grass can exploit the disturbance.’
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Before you run for the hills, let’s run through a list of ‘run’ expressions that are running through our minds.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.