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Eragrostis pectinacea

Eragrostis pectinacea (Michx.) Nees ex Steud.

Tufted lovegrass

Poaceae (Grass Family)

USDA Symbol: ERPE
USDA Native Status: L48 (N), HI (I), PR (N), VI (N), CAN (N)
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Specimen & Label Data

Eragrostis pectinacea

tufted lovegrass

Poaceae

Location: NE of low-water crossing of Salado Creek at road from Main Base of Ft Sam Houston to Pershing Firing Range, San Antonio.
Latitude: 0.000000

Habitat: Full sun. Damp, alluvial soil, often flooded.

Description: Perennial w/short rhizomes. Culms 25-100 cm long, 1-1.5 mm thick, rooting at lower nodes, mostly erect. Leaves 3+ mm x 4-13 cm. Panicle 5-18 cm w/few diverging branches. Spikelets closely imbricate, 2.5-3 mm long.

County: Bexar
Collector: Harry Cliffe
Collection Date: Oct 5, 1994
Specimen number: 682

Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 0964
Accession Date: Nov 22, 1994
Accession Number: 76

Annotations: SCFRB (In flower & fruit) Eragrostis pectinacea (Michx.) Nees exStoud var. pectinacea det. Floyd R. Waller 1995 Label: Leersia virginica

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