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mauʻu pilipili

/ mauʻu pili.pili / Pukui-Elbert Haw to Eng,

n., The bristly foxtail (Setaria verticillata 🌐), a hairy grass from Europe and Asia, growing like a weed in Hawaiʻi. The green, cylindrical flower heads are full of barbed bristles that cling to animals and clothing. Literally, sticking grass.

  • References:
    • Neal 75–6.

Nā LepiliTags: flora

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