Definitions for "Bunchgrass"
Keywords:  clump, sod, grass, genera, tufts
a grass without stolons or rhizomes; growth habit of forming a bunch
A grass habit that produces a large number of side shoots. The current years leaf growth is usually basal and previous years sheaths can persist.
Grass that grows as distinct plants that get larger over time. Also called clump-forming grass. Contrast with spreading grass (also called sod-forming grass), which expands using running roots that create new plants from existing ones.