kerosene grass

/ˈkɛrəsin gras/ (say 'keruhseen grahs)

noun
any of various short-lived native perennials of the genus, Aristida, especially bunched kerosene grass, A. contorta, having coarse, wiry stems, three awns and sparse leaf growth; plentiful on sandy soils in low rainfall areas of Australia.
Also, kerosine grass.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.

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