Definitions

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  • noun any of various grasses that are short and can tolerate drought conditions; common on the dry upland plains just east of the Rocky Mountains

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Examples

  • So the Regional Transportation District hopes to find them several hundred acres of short-grass prairie.

    Search to Find New Digs for Prairie Dogs Slows

  • Edible Chenopodium, Indian ricegrass, sego lily roots, yucca, biscuit-root, bloodroot and many other nutritious and medicinal plants still grow here.27 The soil, though alkaline as short-grass soils are, has been enriched by centuries of river and creek silt deposition.

    Bird Cloud

  • Edible Chenopodium, Indian ricegrass, sego lily roots, yucca, biscuit-root, bloodroot and many other nutritious and medicinal plants still grow here.27 The soil, though alkaline as short-grass soils are, has been enriched by centuries of river and creek silt deposition.

    Bird Cloud

  • Happy Poetry Month to the long-grass and the short-grass plains ….

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  • Edible Chenopodium, Indian ricegrass, sego lily roots, yucca, biscuit-root, bloodroot and many other nutritious and medicinal plants still grow here.27 The soil, though alkaline as short-grass soils are, has been enriched by centuries of river and creek silt deposition.

    Bird Cloud

  • So the Regional Transportation District hopes to find them several hundred acres of short-grass prairie.

    Search to Find New Digs for Prairie Dogs Slows

  • Edible Chenopodium, Indian ricegrass, sego lily roots, yucca, biscuit-root, bloodroot and many other nutritious and medicinal plants still grow here.27 The soil, though alkaline as short-grass soils are, has been enriched by centuries of river and creek silt deposition.

    Bird Cloud

  • Do you know him for Great Plains, his travel book from twenty-plus years ago, which first appeared in vast excerpts in the New Yorker where it blew out the doors with the most bravura opening in the magazine's history of bravura openings ( "AWAY to the Great Plains of America, to that immense Western short-grass prairie now mostly plowed under! ...") and then didn't let up for 200 more pages?

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  • Petrified Forest National Park contains an abundance of natural and cultural resources including: the largest expanse of recovering short-grass prairie in the Colorado Plateau and associated fauna, reptiles, and one of the most diverse concentrations of birds in Northern Arizona, paleontological resources, historic resources, ethnographic resources, and archaeological resources.

    Grant Opportunity for Graduate Student Research in Petrified Forest National Park

  • Petrified Forest National Park contains an abundance of natural and cultural resources including: the largest expanse of recovering short-grass prairie in the Colorado Plateau and associated fauna, reptiles, and one of the most diverse concentrations of birds in Northern Arizona, paleontological resources, historic resources, ethnographic resources, and archaeological resources.

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