Definition of Creeping bent

1. Noun. Common pasture or lawn grass spread by long runners.

Exact synonyms: Agrostis Palustris, Creeping Bentgrass
Generic synonyms: Bent, Bent Grass, Bent-grass

Lexicographical Neighbors of Creeping Bent

creeping Charlie
creeping Jenny
creeping St John's wort
creeping bellflower
creeping bent (current term)
creeping bugle
creeping crowfoot
creeping elegance
creeping eruption
creeping fern
creeping juniper
creeping lily
creeping myiasis
creeping oxalis
creeping palsy
creeping snowberry

Literary usage of Creeping bent

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

1. Turf for Golf Courses by Charles Vancouver Piper, Russell Arthur Oakley (1917)
"The seed is nearly always found in creeping bent, sometimes to the extent ... creeping bent three years or more old, the circular mats made by Velvet Bent ..."

2. Waterworks Handbook by Alfred Douglas Flinn (1916)
"For clayey embankments, use 65 Ib. per acre: 8 Ib. agrostis stolonifera (creeping bent) ; 8 Ib. agrostis vulgaris (red top) ; 4 Ib. anthyllis vulneraria ..."

3. British Farmer's Magazine (1844)
"They are chiefly the marsh bent, awnless brown bent, awned creeping bent, smaller leaved ... The furrows were stocked with the creeping bent, marsh bent, ..."

4. The Grasses of Iowa by Louis Hermann Pammel, Julius Buel Weems, F. Lamson-Scribner (1901)
""The mixing of creeping bent with Kentucky l'lue grass is like mixing the good with the bad, and such a combinati .n has a real disadvantage, ..."

5. The Principles of Agriculture by Albrecht Daniel Thaer (1844)
"... canina)—this is a very common grass in bogs whose winter waters are deep—the awned creeping-bent (Agrostis ..."

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