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Eragrostis pectinacea

Carolina Lovegrass

Description:

An annual grass forming tufts. Only has hairs where the blade meets the sheath. Spikelets are yellow to purple. Bloom in the summer. Grows in dry, sandy or clayey soils.

Plant Overview:

Other Common Names:Tufted Lovegrass
Plant Family:Poaceae
Plant Type:Graminoids/Grasses
Plant Duration:Annual
Bloom Time:Late July to mid September
Fruit Timing:Late July to October
Global and State Rank:G5, SNR
Commercially available landscape plant?No
Soil Characteristics:
Soil Type:Clay, Sandy
Soil Moisture:Dry
Light Needs:
Opitmal Light:Sun
Light Range:Sun
Water Needs of Plant:
Soil Moisture:Dry

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