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bunchgrass


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A North American grassland vegetation in which different types of native perennial grass grow in tufts or clumps rather than forming a sod or mat. Dominant grasses include little bluestem (Schizachyrium scoparium) and buffalo grass (Buchloe dactyloides), which provide good forage for grazing animals (such as cattle and buffalo). Common throughout the western states.

Subjects: Environmental Science.


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