Taxon  Report   3040    
Eragrostis pectinacea  (Michx.) Nees  var. pectinacea 
Tufted lovegrass
Eragrostis pectinacea var. pectinacea, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Eragrostis
Parent: Eragrostis pectinacea
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Eragrostis diffusa
PLANTS: Eragrostis caroliniana
PLANTS: Eragrostis purshii
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More information about  Eragrostis pectinacea var. pectinacea
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation, with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria. [web application]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 06, 2019).