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Cheat grass

Cheryl Van Dyke

Cheat grass

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Published by Copper Canyon Press in Port Townsend, Wash .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementCheryl Van Dyke.
SeriesA Copperhead chapbook
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPS3572.A422 C5
The Physical Object
Pagination[27] p. ;
Number of Pages27
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4936370M
ISBN 100914742124
LC Control Number76363464
OCLC/WorldCa2967223


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Description. Cheatgrass is a tufted, cool-season annual bunchgrass; at maturity the foliage and seed heads often become purplish before drying completely and becoming brown or tan; it becomes extremely competitive with other grasses and displaces native species.

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