Eragrostis trichodes

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Sand lovegrass
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Scientific classification edit
Kingdom: Plantae
Clade: Tracheophytes
Clade: Angiosperms
Clade: Monocots
Clade: Commelinids
Order: Poales
Family: Poaceae
Genus: Eragrostis
E. trichodes
Binomial name
Eragrostis trichodes

Eragrostis trichodes, the sand lovegrass, is a warm season perennial bunchgrass native to North America.


Eragrostis trichodes is most common in sandy soil of the prairies on the central and southern Great Plains.

The diffuse seedhead is often half the size of the entire Sand lovegrass plant.

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