bear grass definition

  • noun:
    • A western united states perennial natural herb (Xerophyllum tenax) when you look at the lily family members, having a dense clump of basal grasslike leaves and a tall stalk bearing a terminal raceme of little whitish plants.
    • Any of a few similar North American plants, especially types of the genera Nolina and Yucca.
    • plant of western the united states having woody rhizomes and tufts of stiff grasslike basal leaves and spikes of creamy white plants
    • stemless plant with tufts of grasslike leaves and erect panicle of minute creamy white flowers; southwestern US and Mexico
    • yucca of west central united states of america having a clump of basal grasslike leaves and a central stalk with a terminal raceme of tiny whitish blossoms
    • yucca of south usa having a clump of basal grasslike leaves and a central stalk with a terminal raceme of little whitish plants
    • A western North American perennial herb (Xerophyllum tenax) inside lily household, having a dense clump of basal grasslike leaves and a tall stalk bearing a terminal raceme of tiny whitish plants.
    • some of several comparable united states flowers, specially types of the genera Nolina and Yucca.
    • plant of western North America having woody rhizomes and tufts of rigid grasslike basal leaves and spikes of creamy white plants
    • stemless plant with tufts of grasslike leaves and erect panicle of moment creamy white flowers; southwestern United States and Mexico
    • yucca of west-central US having a clump of basal grasslike leaves and a central stalk with a terminal raceme of little whitish flowers
    • yucca of south United States having a clump of basal grasslike leaves and a central stalk with a terminal raceme of tiny whitish flowers
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