How to use Tussocks in a sentence

tussocks
  • Nest in dense reeds, tangled brambles or tall grass tussocks.

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  • The Pampas-Grass, a noble species, introduced from Buenos Aires; it forms huge tussocks, 4 or 5 ft.

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  • Above the tree line the vegetation continues only a comparatively short distance, consisting chiefly of tussocks of coarse grass, and occasional flowering.

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  • Isolated tufts or tussocks are also characteristic of steppe - and savanna - vegetation and open places generally in the warmer parts of the earth.

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  • Before long the hunter was caught in a bitter blizzard, the wind sweeping across the bare tussocks blasting the snow horizontally before it.

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  • It is a perennial with an extensive rhizome system and forms a sward rather than tussocks but is very variable in habit.

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  • The threadlike blue foliage and blue flower heads form dense upright tussocks.

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  • Pampas grass forms large dense tussocks of stiff, flat and narrow leaves that often have rough or sharp margins.

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  • The going low down is quite appalling; grassy tussocks interspersed with boggy holes giving some of the slowest progress imaginable.

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  • Conditions are locally acidic and this has encouraged the recent growth of a few tussocks of Bog Moss Sphagnum sp.

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  • Lying in the inadequate shade of some high grass tussocks was an enormous old lion.

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  • Overnight, or in wet weather, the butterflies hide themselves deep within tussocks of grass.

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  • Woodlarks require a mosaic of bare ground or short vegetation for feeding, and tussocks of vegetation with disturbed ground for nest sites.

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  • Foxes will, however, often take up their residence in woods, or even in water-meadows with large tussocks of grass, remaining concealed during the day and issuing forth on marauding expeditions at night.

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  • There, before the colonists came, wide sweeps of dull green bracken or wiry yellow-green tussocks seemed bleak and monotonous enough.

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  • The country is dotted over with large and small lakes, generally salt or alkaline, and intersected by streams, and the soil is boggy and covered with tussocks of grass, thus resembling the Siberian tundra and the Pamirs.

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  • The area is characterized by tussocks of purple moor-grass which turns white in the winter months.

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