prairie

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prairie

pertaining to or emanating from the prairie.

prairie dog
small, 12 inches, 2 lb, gray-brown, herbivorous, diurnal rodent, living in burrows, in colonies or towns. Called also Cynomys ludovicianus.
prairie grass
paspalumurvillei.
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In: the Proceedings of the Thirteenth North American Prairie Conference.
The dominant grasses of North American prairies change along an east-west gradient of decreasing precipitation.

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