Calflora
Taxon  Report   3040    
Eragrostis pectinacea  (Michx.) Nees  var. pectinacea 
Tufted lovegrass
Eragrostis pectinacea var. pectinacea
© 2007 Steve Matson
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Eragrostis pectinacea var. pectinacea
© 2007 Steve Matson
Eragrostis pectinacea var. pectinacea
© 2007 Steve Matson
Eragrostis pectinacea var. pectinacea, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Eragrostis pectinacea var. pectinacea
© 2007 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Eragrostis
Parent: Eragrostis pectinacea
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places, wetland-riparian

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Eragrostis caroliniana
PLANTS: Eragrostis purshii
PLANTS: Poa pectinacea
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More information about  Eragrostis pectinacea var. pectinacea
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (ERPEP2)

Search the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 15, 2018).

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