One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
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
- ‘We use quaking grass a lot in multiple-pet households, where there are two or three or more animals living together.’
- ‘Like most grasses, perennial quaking grass needs a carefully prepared, fine, crumbly seedbed.’
- ‘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’
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