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Eragrostis reptans (Michaux) Nees. Creeping Lovegrass. Phen: Apr-Nov. Hab: Shores and wet flats along rivers, streams, and reservoirs. Dist: WV, IL, IA, and SD south to sw. GA, Panhandle FL, AL, MS, LA, TX and n. Mexico.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Synonymy: = C, ETx1, F, FlGr, FNA25, G, GW1, HC, Il, K3, Mex, Mo1, NcTx, Tn, Tx; = Eragrostis capitata (Nutt.) Nash – S13; = Neeragrostis reptans (Michx.) Nicora – K1, K4

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FACW
  • Great Plains: OBL
  • Midwest: OBL
  • Northcentral & Northeast: OBL

Heliophily: 9

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image of plant© Aidan Campos source | Original Image ⭷
image of plant© Aidan Campos source | Original Image ⭷


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