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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Grass of the eastern United States and tropical America having spikelets enclosed in prickly burs.

Usage examples (10)
  • It is a sandbur whose grains are enclosed in clusters (fascicles) surrounded with many sharp spines.
  • Vegetation is mostly mid and tall grasses such as seacoast bluestem, switchgrass, gulfdune paspalum, fringeleaf paspalum, sandbur, purple threeawn, pricklypear, and...
  • EPA grants specific exemption for sandbur control in pastures
  • "V" is utterly uninteresting to me ... sandbur Posted 04/23/2010 21: 35: 47 for more
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