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Eragrostis frankii

Eragrostis frankii C.A. Mey. ex Steud.

Sandbar Love Grass, Sandbar Lovegrass

Poaceae (Grass family)

Synonym(s): Eragrostis frankii var. brevipes

USDA Symbol: ERFR

USDA Native Status: L48 (N), CAN (I)

 

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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Annual
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Size Notes: Up to about 20 inches tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Purple , Brown
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct

Distribution

USA: AL , AR , CT , DC , FL , GA , IA , IL , IN , KS , KY , MA , MD , MI , MN , MO , MS , NC , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NY , OH , OK , PA , SC , TN , TX , VA , VT , WI , WV
Canada: NB , ON , QC
Native Habitat: Moist meadows, along streams and sand bars, in forest openings and along roadsides.

National Wetland Indicator Status

Region:AGCPAKAWCBEMPGPHIMWNCNEWMVE
Status: FACW FACW FACW FACW FACW FACW FAC
This information is derived from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers National Wetland Plant List, Version 3.1 (Lichvar, R.W. 2013. The National Wetland Plant List: 2013 wetland ratings. Phytoneuron 2013-49: 1-241). Click here for map of regions.

Web Reference

Webref 32 - Grasses of Canada, the U.S., and Mexico - North America north of Mexico (all countries, provinces, states, territories) (2019) Open Herbarium (openherbarium.org)
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

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

Metadata

Record Modified: 0000-00-00
Research By: CBR

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