from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A collective name of grasses growing in salt-meadows, consisting largely of species of Spartina.
- n. The principal American salt-grass is Distichlis spicata, less properly called alkali-grass. This grass endures the salt of the sea-shore and the alkali of the interior, chiefly in moist ground. It serves as a sand-binder, and is eaten by stock where nothing better can be had. Also called sand-grass.
- n. Same as rough-leafed salt-grass.
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An old man with radiation scars surrounding the chromed half of his face limped down a salt-grass covered dune.
Small mangrove and salt-grass islets, shoals, sand-bars, and sand-spits in and near the mouths of the Halifax and Hillsboro Rivers, Florida.
She made no allowance for prairie-dog holes, but went at racing speed through the rabbit weed and over the slippery salt-grass bumps.
The way was through a pebbly waste of beach and salt-grass, and a sea-scrub of grey bushes.
Kitty throws herself back in the dry salt-grass with which the whole of our little peninsula is bedded.
When Mr. Riepe arrived at JoCo Marsh, the largest and best preserved salt-grass section of the bay, hundreds of birds - Forster's terns, laughing gulls, osprey, willets, herons - were revolving in a circle over the water, a great avian feeding wheel feasting on marine life.