Eragrostis curvula

Weeping lovegrass

  • Height:   1 ft - 3 ft
  • Life Cycle:   perennial
  • Growth Type:   grass
  • Inflorescence Size:   > 5 in
  • Flower Type:   grass spikelet
  • Bloom Type:   warm (grasses)
  • Native to California:   NO
  • California Range:   coast - desert - inland - mountain
  • Water Requirements:   low
  • Salt Tolerance:   high
  • Characteristics / Comments:   erosion control - tolerates range of soils
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   1,200,000
  • 2916
  • 2917

Taxon report data from Calflora

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Eragrostis curvula

Common Name:Weeping lovegrass

Eragrostis curvula, a angiosperm, is a perennial grass that is non-native to California.

US Distribution:introduced
Plant Community(s):community not given, species associated with a peculiar habitat.

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Alameda, Amador, Butte, ContraCosta, Imperial, Inyo, Los Angeles, Monterey, Riverside, Sacramento, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, Santa Cruz, San Diego, San Joaquin, San Luis Obispo, San Mateo, Shasta, Siskiyou, Solano, Sutter, Tehama, Yolo, Yuba

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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