from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. A species of grass native to the southwestern United States, Muhlenbergia rigens
- n. American perennial herbs with showy flowers in the genus Rhexia.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. An American genus (Rhexia) of perennial herbs, with opposite leaves, and showy flowers (usually bright purple), with four petals and eight stamens, -- the only genus of the order Melastomaceæ inhabiting a temperate clime.
Fuegian arrowgrass Tetroncium magellanicium and mossy deergrass Scirpus spp. are the only abundant vascular plants found in bogs, although bog margins show a wider diversity, including various grasses.
I’ve been trying to restrict myself to its non-pink cousin, deergrass, because that’s what’s native in my area – but the pink version keeps tempting me.