from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A name applied in Tasmania to a sedge, Gymnoschœnus sphærocephalus, covering barren, boggy land and bearing a capitate flower-cluster on the end of a slender stalk 4 or 5 feet in length.


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  • When you get towards the coast you come upon occasional plains, but these are button-grass plains where no feed grows that will sustain a horse.

    The Rainbow and the Rose


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