Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Eragrostis curvula (Schrader) Nees. Weeping Lovegrass. Phen: Apr-Jul. . Hab: Roadsides. Dist: Native of s. Africa. Very commonly planted as a roadbank stabilizer, E. curvula is fire resistant and shows some capability to spread into adjacent natural habitats.

Origin/Endemic status: Subsaharan Africa

Syn: = Ar, C, ETx1, FlGr, FNA25, HC, Il, K1, K3, K4, Meso6, Mi, Mo1, NcTx, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, Tn, Tx, Va, WH3, WV

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image of plant© Keith Bradley
image of plant© Bruce A. Sorrie