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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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Perennial warm season plant native to North America,

Usage examples (37)
  • During the two day Brownfields Conference where a number of topics are being discussed the word switchgrass is thrown around a lot.
  • "Cellulosic ethanol" would use non-food plants such as switchgrass, which is one of the most promising bioenergy crops.
  • It's widely believed that a grass plant called switchgrass may work well for this, but it's never been domesticated.
  • What caught my eye was switchgrass, which is grows in the US, grows fast and (also according to wikipedia) "for every unit of energy input, switchgrass yields... for more
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