cane grass

cane grass
noun
: any of several grasses; especially : an Australian grass (Glyceria ramigera) having wax-coated stems and used for thatching and making chair seats

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cane grass noun (Aust)
Any of several long-stemmed grasses growing in swamps and marshes
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