Definition of Sand reed

1. Noun. European maritime sedge naturalized along Atlantic coast of United States; rootstock has properties of sarsaparilla.

Exact synonyms: Carex Arenaria, Sand Sedge
Generic synonyms: Sedge
Group relationships: Carex, Genus Carex



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Sand Reed

sand iron
sand lance
sand launce
sand leek
sand lizard
sand martin
sand martins
sand mole
sand myrtle
sand olive
sand painting
sand phlox
sand rat
sand reed (current term)
sand sage
sand sedge
sand sedges
sand shark
sand snake
sand sole
sand spurry
sand stargazer
sand storm
sand storms
sand tiger
sand trap
sand traps
sand tumor

Literary usage of Sand reed

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"AN EMBRYONIC SAND DUNE, developing on a beach at Chicago, II!. The grass which acts as a sand-binder is the sand reed ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The most common plant here is rhc stiff sand-reed ... Like the sand-reed, the dewberry' bramble and ihc shrub of the buckthorn ..."

3. The Sea-side Book: Being an Introduction to the Natural History of the by William Henry Harvey (1849)
"Of these, the sand-reed (Ammophila arundinacea) which naturally grows on the ... Several other plants will flourish under the protection of the sand-reed. ..."

4. A Naturalist in the Great Lakes Region by Elliot Rowland Downing (1922)
"83) including, in addition to the foregoing, the sand reed grass, ... The sand reed grass (Fig. 84) grows in clumps from underground running root stalks. ..."

5. The biblical museum by James Comper Gray (1872)
"The sand-reed which grows on the sandy shores oí Europe represents the influence of ... But for the sand-reed, the sea-wind would long since have wafted the ..."

6. The New International Encyclopædia edited by Daniel Coit Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"AN EMBRYONIC SAND DUNE, developing on a beach at Chicago, II!. The grass which acts as a sand-binder is the sand reed ..."

7. The Encyclopedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and by Hugh Chisholm (1910)
"The most common plant here is rhc stiff sand-reed ... Like the sand-reed, the dewberry' bramble and ihc shrub of the buckthorn ..."

8. The Sea-side Book: Being an Introduction to the Natural History of the by William Henry Harvey (1849)
"Of these, the sand-reed (Ammophila arundinacea) which naturally grows on the ... Several other plants will flourish under the protection of the sand-reed. ..."

9. A Naturalist in the Great Lakes Region by Elliot Rowland Downing (1922)
"83) including, in addition to the foregoing, the sand reed grass, ... The sand reed grass (Fig. 84) grows in clumps from underground running root stalks. ..."

10. The biblical museum by James Comper Gray (1872)
"The sand-reed which grows on the sandy shores oí Europe represents the influence of ... But for the sand-reed, the sea-wind would long since have wafted the ..."

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