tussock


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Synonyms for tussock

a bunch of hair or feathers or growing grass

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A catchment study was set up in the area in 1979 to monitor the hydrological impacts of converting mid-altitude narrow-leaved snow tussock (C.
The skink was basking amongst snowgrass tussocks in a revegetated wheel rut of an old track at 1530 m elevation.
On that basis, the aim of this study was to evaluate the performance of beef heifers, for breeding at 24 months old, in a natural grassland under continuous and rotational grazing using the forage mass above eight cm and 50% of the leaf blades mass of tussocks, during the autumn-winter period.
When we arrived in the marsh, tussocks of cordgrass and black need-lerush poked up here and there from the glassy water.
Parakeets hide in the grassy tussocks, and northern rockhopper penguins weave past slithery tendrils of sea kelp snaking in the water.
Each label features an engaging animal specific to the country, dressed in a cosy, red jumper, and Tussock Jumper Malbec 2014, Argentina (PS26.97 case of three, PS8.99 per bottle, www.amazon.co.uk, pictured) tastes as powerful as you might expect with a bull on the bottle.
The functional groups of chamaephytes and therophytes II were associated with wetter sites, while the groups of non-tussock hemicriptophytes I, tussock hemicriptophytes (FG4), and geophytes (FG5) were associated to the drier ones.
Victoria Miller, 10, of Connecticut, who was in the area visiting relatives with her mother, Alina Miller, said her favorite caterpillar was the milkweed tussock, because it is colored blue, has small tentacles, and is soft.
The colour of the lake is a memorising turquoise blue colour, that is set off by either the high alpine tussock grasses, or the pure white snow of the winter.
The correlation between the mean number of individuals and crop distance or tussock diam was analyzed using Spearman's rank correlation coefficient.
In March and April 2011, the Hillsborough County Health Department (HCHD) Epidemiology Department (Tampa, Florida) investigated three clusters of rash illness linked to the white-marked tussock moth caterpillar among persons at two child care centers and one elementary school.
[dagger][dagger] PULFORD, Elizabeth Tussock Walker, 2010 185pp $A16.95 NZ$19.99 pbk ISBN 9781921529450 SCIS 1471168
One study found that ants killed 85% of the tussock moths that attacked Douglas fir, and there are many other examples of how ants protect trees from tree predators.
In another experiment, Barber offered milkweed tussock moths to 10 bats.