Timothy grass

timothy grass

(Science: botany) A kind of grass (phleum pratense) with long cylindrical spikes; called also herd's grass, in England, cat's-tail grass, and meadow cat's-tail grass. It is much prized for fodder.

Origin: From Timothy Hanson, who carried the seed from New England to Maryland about 1720.

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