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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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Subsequent vegetation has been dominated by narrow-leaved snow tussock (Chionochloa rigida) (McGlone and Wilmshurst 1999).
Remote High Country Markhor and IBEX Stations, glacial valleys, and landforms Beautiful turquoise glacial lakes, Saiful Malook, Ansoo Lake Ata Abad Lake, Sadpara Lake , Shangrilla Lake golden tussock lands, and the braided river systems of the Indus basin, he added.
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A record in the literature from Mt Buffalo (Jenkins and Bartell 1980) remains unverified, and brief surveys have failed to detect the species there (Clemann 2011a), although the area contains suitable habitat (typically treeless or lightly treed plains and/or slopes covered in button or tussock grasses, or low heath, or a matrix of these veg etation types).
More than a dozen rails erupted from the tussock as the boat brushed the grass.
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Sea lions seem to lurk behind every wiry mound of tussock grass and, once disturbed, they give chase with alarming speed, fins rotating like the blades on a propeller.
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Late flowering grasses such as Stipa gigantea (giant oats), molinia ( fountain grass), and chionochloa rubra (red tussock grass) look wonderful in autumn sunshine.