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tussock

a large tuft of grass or a patch of ground held together by roots found in tundra and wet grasslands.
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The skink was basking amongst snowgrass tussocks in a revegetated wheel rut of an old track at 1530 m elevation.
David McLeod wrote that every time he tried to grow something, it would fail, says Tom's partner Joanna Jo Scowen, gesturing to the land filled with tussocks and scrubs.
On that basis, the aim of this study was to evaluate the performance of beef heifers, for breeding at 24 months old, in a natural grassland under continuous and rotational grazing using the forage mass above eight cm and 50% of the leaf blades mass of tussocks, during the autumn-winter period.
When we arrived in the marsh, tussocks of cordgrass and black need-lerush poked up here and there from the glassy water.
Parakeets hide in the grassy tussocks, and northern rockhopper penguins weave past slithery tendrils of sea kelp snaking in the water.
At approximately 750-550 years BP, the time of environmental impact during Maori settlement (McGlone and Wilmshurst 1999), post-glacial Phyllocladus and Halocarpus scrubland was burned to leave dominantly tall tussocks of the genus Chionochloa in the high country of Mackenzie Basin, South Island, New Zealand (Treskonova 1991; McGlone and Moar 1998; McGlone 2001).
The author remembers it as an isolated and mysterious patch of ground, covered in soggy tussocks, but as he travels from Bodmin to the Scottish Borders, he explains how the fierce landscapes we associate with
Back on the farm in Northumberland, they'd run in huge circles, little tails wagging furiously, snuffling their noses through the tussocks in search of ...
Packing between tussocks and microtopographic features decreases the insulation factor of the snow.