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Johnson grass

Johnson grass Meaning & Definition
Johnson grass Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Johnson grass?

[n] tall perennial grass that spreads by creeping rhizomes and is grown for fodder; naturalized in southern United States where it is a serious pest on cultivated land

Synonyms | Synonyms for Johnson grass: Aleppa grass | evergreen millet | means grass | Sorghum halapense | Sorghum halepense

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See Also | sorghum

Johnson grass In Webster's Dictionary

\John"son grass`\ [Named after W. Johnson of Alabama, who planted it about 1840-1845.] (Bot.) A tall perennial grass ({Sorghum Halepense}), valuable in the Southern and Western States for pasture and hay. The rootstocks are large and juicy and are eagerly sought by swine. Called also {Cuba grass}, {Means grass}, {Evergreen millet}, and {Arabian millet}.

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