marram grass(redirected from Ammophila arenaria)
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marram grass:see beach grassbeach grass
or marram grass
, any species of the genus Ammophila, perennial grasses used to control the shifting of sand dunes, thereby protecting sandy coastal areas. The European beach grass (A.
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any of several grasses of the genus Ammophila, esp A. arenaria, that grow on sandy shores and can withstand drying: often planted to stabilize sand dunes
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