pampas grass definition

  • noun:
    • A grass (Cortaderia selloana) of southern South America, having silvery plumes and developing in large clumps a lot more than three meters (ten foot) tall.
    • an excellent decorative lawn, Gynerium argenteum, introduced from Los Angeles Plata area. Its ample silvery-silky panicles are borne on stalks from 6 to 12 legs high.
    • tall perennial lawn of pampas of South America having silvery plumes and growing in large dense clumps
  • noun-plural:
    • a tremendously high decorative grass (Gynerium argenteum) with a silvery-white silky panicle. It really is a native of this pampas of south usa.

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