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Eragrostis curtipedicellata (Gummy lovegrass)
Strickland, Sam C.

Eragrostis curtipedicellata

Eragrostis curtipedicellata Buckley

Gummy Lovegrass, Gummy Love Grass

Poaceae (Grass Family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Root Type: Fibrous
Leaf Arrangement: Alternate
Leaf Complexity: Simple
Leaf Venation: Parallel
Inflorescence: Panicle
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Size Notes: Up to about 2 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Not Applicable
Bloom Time: Mar , Apr , May , Sep , Oct , Nov
Bloom Notes: The flowers (florets) of grasses are usually minute and therefore inconspicuous. The lemmas of this grass are greenish to reddish-tinged to straw-colored.


USA: AR , CO , KS , LA , MO , NM , OK , TX

From the National Organizations Directory

According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is on display at the following locations:

Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center - Austin, TX
Sibley Nature Center - Midland, TX
Brackenridge Field Laboratory - Austin, TX

Wildflower Center Seed Bank

LBJWC-172 Collected 2007-10-25 in Travis County by Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

1 collection(s) available in the Wildflower Center Seed Bank

Additional resources

USDA: Find Eragrostis curtipedicellata in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Eragrostis curtipedicellata in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Eragrostis curtipedicellata


Record Modified: 2021-08-28
Research By: TWC Staff

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