striped ground

striped ground

[′strīpt ′grau̇nd]
(geology)
A pattern of alternating stripes formed by frost action on a sloping surface. Also known as striated ground; striped soil.
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Another patriotic seasonal style is Americana Santa, showing Santa Claus surrounded by stars on a red and white striped ground.
Similarly, in the North American striped ground cricket, Allonemobius socius, body size shows a "saw-tooth" pattern, with size generally decreasing with decreasing summer season length within a life-cycle type (i.e., univoltine or bivoltine; Mousseau and Roff 1989).