from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun Any of several grasses of the genus Cenchrus, having an inflorescence composed of spikelets enclosed in a spiny burlike involucre and often growing in sandy soil.
  • noun The spiny, easily detached involucre of any of these plants.

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  • noun Any of several grasses, of the genus Cenchrus, found in the south-eastern United States, that has a spiny burr

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  • noun grass of the eastern United States and tropical America having spikelets enclosed in prickly burs


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  • Vegetation is mostly mid and tall grasses such as seacoast bluestem, switchgrass, gulfdune paspalum, fringeleaf paspalum, sandbur, purple threeawn, pricklypear, and catclaw with an overstory of southern live oak and honey mesquite trees.

    Ecoregions of Texas (EPA) 2009

  • It is a sandbur whose grains are enclosed in clusters (fascicles) surrounded with many sharp spines.

    14. Wild Grains 1996

  • "V" is utterly uninteresting to me ... sandbur Posted 04/23/2010 21: 35: 47

    News from Staff 2010

  • Only one herbicide currently has full label clearance for sandbur control in Bermudagrass pastures and hay meadows.

    unknown title 2009

  • Having a dense, vigorous stand of grass to provide competition, proper fertility, and prescribed burning in the late summer or fall to reduce seed populations are some of the other important management practices for effective sandbur control. with Tanker.

    unknown title 2009

  • Spot spraying vinegar on young sandbur plants (at the 2-4 leaf stage) is also effective, but it isn't selective.

    unknown title 2009

  • BTW: even I knew something was wrong when DiNozzo and McGee said they went to forensics lab in response to a Gibbs email!!! sandbur Posted 04 / 09 / 2009 08: 20: 25

    unknown title 2009

  • Well, we'll see how things turn out. sandbur Posted 03 / 25 / 2009 06: 12: 22 thank you very much '' '' 'go jack and kick some terrorist ass

    unknown title 2009

  • EPA grants specific exemption for sandbur control in pastures

    unknown title 2009

  • Journey is a post-emergence herbicide which should be applied after sandbur plants are up and growing, but before the burs begin to form.

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