Taxon  Report   3039    
Eragrostis pectinacea  (Michx.) Nees  var. miserrima  (E. Fourn.) Reeder
Desert lovegrass
Eragrostis pectinacea var. miserrima, 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

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
JEF + PLANTS: Eragrostis arida
JEF + PLANTS: Eragrostis tephrosanthos
More information about  Eragrostis pectinacea var. miserrima
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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Apr 09, 2020).