grass tree


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Synonyms for grass tree

elegant tree having either a single trunk or a branching trunk each with terminal clusters of long narrow leaves and large panicles of fragrant white, yellow or red flowers

any of several Australian evergreen perennials having short thick woody stems crowned by a tuft of grasslike foliage and yielding acaroid resins

gaunt Tasmanian evergreen shrubby tree with slender tapering leaves 3 to 5 feet long

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The Small Grass Tree is easily grown in a garden; it is very tolerant of dryness once established and is happy in full sun or semi-shade.
There are some familiar names - Hillmorton Lock, a small linoprint by Eric Gaskell, two small dry points by Bruno Cavellec and The Alchemist's Grass Tree, a sculpture from scrap drinks cans by Val Hunt.
It can exert a certain effect on weeds, including such as field horsetail, lalang, grass tree and bamboo tree, which are difficult to control.
This absurd plant, called the grass tree, specialises in surviving the fires that periodically devastate its region of Australia, and it has to be seared with a blowtorch from time to time to make it feel at home.
The City is requesting bids for the following material: Bermuda Grass Trees Plants