Tufted Lovegrass

(Eragrostis pectinacea)

Tufted Lovegrass

Leaf & Ligule Flower
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Growing habits: Tall summer annual

Root anatomy: Fibrous roots

Leaf anatomy: Leaves alternate, sometimes rolled along edge, glabrous, can be slightly rough on upper side, smooth sheath w/ white hairs at tip, hairly ligule

Reproduction: Inflorescence loose panicle, egg-shaped to pyramidal, multi-branched, main branches spreading to ascending