What does alfileria mean?

alfileria meaning in General Dictionary

Same as Alfilaria

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  • European grass naturalized in southwestern US and Mexico having reddish decumbent stems with tiny fernlike leaves and little deep reddish-lavender flowers accompanied by slim fresh fruits that stick straight up; usually grown for forage

Sentence Examples with the word alfileria

In the arid portions of this and the tropic areas the indigenous plants are creosote, mesquite and alfileria bushes, desert acacias, paloverdes, alkali-heath, salt grass, agaves, yuccas (especially the Spanish-bayonet and Joshua tree) and cactuses.

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