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  • Wild sarsaparilla, wild oats, Solomon's seal and a host of understory plants die off; grass-like species such as Pennsylvania sedge take over.

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  • He gave each new model a pet name—the first was a "Weedie" and the second a "Clippie"—and designed logos for each based on portraits of his children with unruly, grass-like hair.

    Dance Studio Owner Invented Weed Eater

  • Plant amid billowy green tufts of grass-like Lomandra "Breeze."

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  • Look up, and you might see the grass-like leaves of the giants of coal age forests, the lycopids, or the diamond patterns of their bark.

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  • The hairy, grass-like leaves originate from the base of the plant.

    Seeing Yellow In A Mish Mash Way « Fairegarden

  • Yellow Star Grass, Hypoxis hirsuta is a low, tufted, grass-like perennial, growing 3-8 in. tall from a hard, hairy corm.

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  • The Vetiver has grown rich and earthy over time, maintaining a distinctive, sweet grass-like character that turns me into jelly every time I smell it on myself or a man dark chocolate and saffron have the same effect so if the three are ever combined I will be a slave to the provocateur.

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  • In a couple of weeks or so, however, impossibly green slivers of grass-like leaves will break through the ice, silver stripes down their middle.

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  • The habitats that support this rich assemblage of species include: ponds, sloughs, graminoid (grass-like wetlands), and forested wetlands.

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  • The more fertile fens have a thick vegetation of grass-like plants, often dominated by Arctic water sedge Carex stans and mountain bog-sedge Carex rariflora.

    Ilulissat Icefjord, Denmark-Greenland

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