107 Grass Names And Types For Keen Gardeners

Oluniyi Akande
Jan 15, 2024 By Oluniyi Akande
Originally Published on Jun 12, 2022
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107 Grass Names And Types For Keen Gardeners
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Knowledge of different types of lawn grass is important for you to determine the best grass and and different grass related names help you choose the best for your home.

For creating the best grass lawn texture with optimal lawn seeding, knowledge of grass seed cover, grass turf, and types of grass plants is extremely important. Whether you select Florida grass type or any of the types of Bermuda grass, depends on a range of factors.

Some of the popular types of grasses that you can consider for your garden are Bermuda grass, fine fescue grass, perennial ryegrass, centipede grass, St Augustine grass, Zoysia grass, Kentucky bluegrass, tall fescue grass, and several others.

Read on for more information on warm-season grasses and cool-season grasses.

Names That Mean Grass

Some of the popular grass types that are widely used as turfgrass on the ground are Bermuda grass, fine fescue grass, perennial ryegrass, and centipede grass. But do you know more about names that mean grass? Here are some interesting names that mean grass: -

Aaronlee (Hebrew origin) means 'grass'. It is a masculine name and made up of Aaron and Lee, as both have a long and illustrious history.

Abilene (Hebrew origin) means 'meadow'. It has a unique sound to it yet it is not difficult to spell.

Adilee (French origin) means 'stem end of the meadow', and is a girl's name.

Ammi (Hebrew origin) means 'grass,' which is a feminine name.

Ben (Hebrew origin) means 'meadow with coarse grass', which is a boy's name.

Bentley (Old English origin) means 'meadow of grass'; it is a masculine name.

Gundra (Sanskrit origin) means 'but grass'. It is a Sanskrit boy's name.

Hamilton (English origin) means 'home-lover's Estate or hill with Grass', and it is an English boy's name.

Jaimelee (Celtic origin) means 'meadow with coarse grass', 'pasture'. It is a feminine name.

Kusha (Sanskrit origin) means 'sacred grass'. It is a Sanskrit name.

Landee (Old French origin) means 'from the grassy plain'. It is a feminine name.

Meadow (Old English) is a word for a grassy field. It is a female name.

Pokémon Grass Type Names

Some popular deep green grass types are St Augustine grass, Zoysia grass, Kentucky bluegrass, and tall fescue grass. There are cool-season grasses, then there are warm-season grasses and finally, there are Pokemon grass types. Here are some popular Pokemon grass type names: -

Abomasnow dwells in the icy mountains and only appears when the snow flowers blossom.

Amoonguss is a mushroom-like Pokémon with a big, light-colored Poké Ball-shaped crown covered with warts.

Bellossom is a predominantly green Pokémon with round blue eyes and red cheek marks.

Bellsprout is a plant-based Pokémon with a brown body that resembles a stalk. Each side of its body has a single green leaf.

Breloom is a bipedal mushroom-like Pokémon with kangaroo-like characteristics.

Budew is a baby Pokémon of the Grass/Poison-type debuted in Generation IV.

Bulbasaur is a Pokémon that is both Grass and Poison. It is susceptible to Flying, Fire, Psychic, and Ice.

Cacturne is a bipedal humanoid Pokémon that looks like a green scarecrow built of cactus.

Celebi is a Pokémon species and one of the Mythical Pokémon in Nintendo and Game Freak's Pokémon franchise.

Cherrim is a hybrid of cherry and cherubim, which means 'flower.'

Chikorita is a little dinosaur-like Pokémon that resembles a Sauropoda in appearance.

Cradily is a Pokémon of the Rock/Grass-type debuted in Generation III. It is referred to as the Barnacle Pokémon.

Exeggutor is a Grass/Psychic-type Pokémon that first debuted in Pikachu's Rescue Adventure, a Pokémon short.

Ferrothorn is a Pokémon that looks like a flattened durian. One of the unique types of grass names.

Ivysaur, a Grass & Poison Pokémon. It is susceptible to moves like Flying, Fire, Psychic, and Ice.

Leafeon is a Grass-type Pokémon that debuted in Generation IV and is one of Eevee's eight evolved forms.

Lilligant is a human-like Pokémon that resembles a plant.

Lotad is a blue Pokémon with six short legs. It has huge eyes and a bill-like broad yellow mouth.

Ludicolo is a Water/Grass Pokémon that debuted in Generation III. It is the last form of Lotad and evolved from Lombre.

Maractus resembles a cactus and has enormous ear-like appendages.

Meganium is the Johto region's Grass-type starter Pokémon, having evolved from Bayleef and Chikorita.

Roselia is a bipedal Pokémon that is petite and pale green, which has three thorns on the top of its head and dark eyes with long lashes.

Roserade is a Grass/Poison Pokémon that debuted in Gen IV.

Rowlet is a little bird Pokémon with a spherical shape with short legs that resembles a juvenile owl. It has a predominantly beige plumage with a white bottom and facial disc.

Shaymin is a Pokémon of the Grass-type that debuted in Generation IV. It is referred to as the Gratitude Pokémon.

Snivy is a serpentine creature with a mostly green body, a tan tummy, and a lower head fashioned like a leaf the size of its head.

Snover is a Grass/Ice dual-type Pokémon introduced in Generation IV. At level 40, it transforms into Abomasnow.

Trevenant is a Pokémon that resembles an Elder Tree. Trevenant, a Ghost and Grass-type, can manipulate trees.

Turtwig is a Pokémon of the Grass-type that debuted in Generation IV. It is referred to as the Tiny Leaf Pokémon.

Venusaur is a kind of Grass and Poison. The massive bloom on its back catches a lot of sunlight, which may convert into electricity.

Virizion is a quadrupedal Pokémon that looks like a stag or an antelope. It is mostly green.

Whimsicott is a Grass/Fairy Pokémon that debuted in Gen V. It is Lilligant's doppelganger. In Generation V, it was just a Grass-type.

Wormadam is a Bug-type Pokemon that may also be grass, ground, or steel, depending on its appearance.

Grass Names And Pictures

Looking for names and pictures of different types of grass seed? Here are grass names and pictures related to cool-season grasses and warm-season grasses from which you may select your lawn grass.

Bermuda Grass is a preferred lawn grass for this purpose. Bermuda grass is bright green and has pointy leaves that get a rapidly developing rhizome root structure that will effectively cover your lawns and sporting areas.

Centipede Grass is one of the most wonderful lawn grass types for making the lawn thick. It is distinguished by its green, slanted petals wherein the grass grows horizontally.

Monkey Grass is resistant to high temperatures, dense shade, heavy foot activity, and deer/rabbit incursions since it is slightly harmful to creatures.

St. Augustine Grass is one of the most herbicide law grasses. St. Augustine grass is low to the ground grass with broad, gritty leaves, a complex root system, and rounded ends. This is a types of grass that does well in cool-season and is Stenotaphrum Secundatum.

Zoysia Grass is a warm-season slow-growing lawn grass featuring rigid and hairy leaves. It is one of the grass types which grows slowly, requires full light, and becomes nocturnal in the winter. This type of grass is known as warm-season grass.

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Tall Grass Names

Tall grasses are one of the types of grass that can thrive during the cool season. The tall size of the grass is because of its distinct growth habit. Read on for some dark green tall grass names: -

Maiden Grasses are one of the most adaptable and often used ornamental grasses.

Blue Oat Grasses are most beautiful in midsummer when tawny flower shafts are held above blue-gray foliage.

Carex is a large genus with over 2,000 species, generally referred to as sedge, and is a drought-tolerant grass.

Creeping Red Fescue is a drought-tolerant grass that can grow well in dense foliage.

Feather Reed Grass is a species of shade-tolerant grass that thrives in the cool season as well as the warm season.

Fountain Grass is a large evergreen shrub in clumps and is non-invasive. It can grow well in the fall season.

Giant Needle Grass has arched, greenish-grey leaves with flower spikes that rise four feet above the greenery.

Himalaya Fairy Grass, as the name suggests, is native to the Himalayas and may grow up to five feet tall and four feet wide.

Little Bluestem is a tough-as-nails prairie grass endemic to North America.

Oriental Fountain Grass is known for its tall, thin branches and fluffy rose-purple blooms.

Pampas Grasses are tall warm-season grasses with huge white plumes borne beyond rough, blue-grey leaves.

Purple Fountain Grass has gained popularity as a landscape plant in residential and commercial environments.

Purple Moor Grass has lovely mounding foliage that becomes a gorgeous gold color in the fall.

Ravenna Grass is one of the tallest ornamental grasses, with plumes that may reach up to 10 feet in height in the garden.

Switchgrass is a natural lawn grass that is becoming increasingly popular in gardens. Late in the summer and fall, the perennial produces light green airy plumes.

Tall Fescue is known scientifically as Festuca Arundinacea. Tall Fescue grass is a V-shaped grass. Tall Fescue can grow well in all types of weather conditions on normal ground.

The Blue Fescue grass is divided into low-growing mounds of dense, vivid silver-blue leaves.

The Foxtail Barley has arched graceful leaves and flowers that imitate feathers and are green, pale pink, or purple while young, turning light tan as the grass grows.

Names Of Grass

Many individuals move into residences where the lawn is already established, so they don't have to worry about deciding which sort of grass to use.

Understanding the variations between the various species of grass, on the other hand, can help you figure out what you're up against, and what you'll need to do to keep your lawn looking attractive and beautiful.

Gajar Ghans is known as carrot grass or congress grass. It is an exotic species and a toxic plant that induces allergies in humans and livestock.

Bahia Grass is a poor turfgrass. This perennial dense turf grass has a pale hue, a gritty texture, and does not grow in a thick canopy.

Beach Grass develops in coastal areas, especially along the North Atlantic Ocean coastline.

Bear Grass is coarse, clump-forming grass with an elongated stem that grows from the tuber-like rootstock.

Big Bluestem, as of its towering stature, is a turf grass suited for use as cow and horse feed when chopped to create hay. It has a hardy growth habit.

Buffalo Grass is one warm-season grass that thrives with little care and attention.

Bunny Tail Grass is so adorable that you'll want to carry it around.

Carpet Grass is a clump of grasses that resemble centipede grass found along the Gulf Coast. This dark green type of grass can withstand heavy foot traffic.

Citronella is a clump-forming perennial grass with several therapeutic qualities. A popular type of grass.

Cogon Grass is a dense turf grass also known as blady grass, Japanese blood grass, and kunai grass, or by its scientifically known name, Imperata cylindrical. It is a prominent dark green turfgrass that is tolerant to heat of summer or drought conditions.

Creeping Bentgrass is a kind of grass commonly seen on golf courses, lawn bowling alleys, and grass tennis courts.

Cynodon Dactylon is beneficial for conservation because it avoids soil erosion.

Desho Grass, also known as Deena Nath grass in India, is a grass that grows naturally in India.

Echinochloa is a widely distributed plant genus in the family Fabaceae and tribe Paniceae. Some of the varieties are also known as barnyard grass or cockspur grass.

Elephant Grass is a low-maintenance grass and simply a decorative plant.

Hybrid Bermuda Grass is a competitive, drought-tolerant, blue-green grass. They can withstand severe traffic. 

Indian Grass is a warm-season member of the low-maintenance grass family with fibrous roots and harsh yet ribbon-like leaves.

Kans Grass is indigenous to the Indian Subcontinent and provides critical habitat for the Indian rhinoceros in Assam.

Karl Foerster Grass is distinguished by its feathery plumes, minimal growth needs, and tolerance for compact soils.

Kentucky Bluegrass thrives naturally in the autumn, winter, and early spring when temperatures are mild. Kentucky bluegrass is a drought-tolerant dense grass. Kentucky bluegrass can do well in the summer season. Also, Kentucky bluegrass (poa pratensis) has a hardy growth habit. Kentucky bluegrass is a popular type of grass.

Lemon Grass is mainly grown for culinary and medicinal purposes.

Maiden Grass is a well-known ornamental grass of the Miscanthus family, distinguished for its arching, beautiful stalks, and plumes.

Manila Grass, sometimes known as Korean grass, is a popular decorative grass used as a turfgrass in India and lawn grass in the United States.

Marathon Grass is a finely constructed kind of grass created by the Southland Sod business.

Orchard Grass is a cool-season grass in clusters.

Paspalum Notatum is a warm-season, sod-forming perennial grass with deep roots.

Perennial Ryegrass is very thin, delicate, and pointed, but Lolium perenne is remarkably resistant to foot activity.

Rough Bluegrass tolerates shade well but does not thrive in the blazing heat of summer.

Ruby Grass is beautiful just for its blue-green leaves, but I'm enamored when it's topped with silky, fluffy pink blossoms

Setaria Megaphylla is a widespread type of big leaf grasses spotted near water bodies, such as rivers or forests.

Sewan Grass, one of India's most prolific grasses, is found predominantly in the dry area of Rajasthan in the Indian Thar desert.

Sudan Grass is a tall, fast-growing warm-season deep green grass that is farmed for its potential to suppress soil erosion.

Sweet Grass is a native American herb gathered for its vanilla aroma, used as incense for religious rites and as a fragrance.

The Indian Doab, also known as Durva and Doab, is a green grass vital in the worship of Lord Ganesha.

The Napier Grass species is native to the African grasslands but is now farmed in various parts of the world.

Typha Latifolia is a plant that grows in a range of temperatures and is always found in or nearby water in India.

Vetiver Grass has several uses in soils, food, animals, & skin. It can tolerate heat easily.

Wheat Grass is robust grass that can withstand drought and heavy foot traffic just like Kentucky bluegrass. A popular type of grass right into the fall season.

Zebra Grass is distinguished by its green and yellow streaks that resemble porcupine spikes.

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