Flora of the Southeastern United States
2022 Edition


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Eragrostis hirsuta (Michaux) Nees. Bigtop Lovegrass. Phen: Jul-Dec. Hab: Fields, roadsides, clearings, disturbed areas. Dist: MD south to FL, west to TX, north in the interior to TN, AR, and MO; Central America.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Syn: = Ar, C, ETx1, FlGr, FNA25, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mo1, NcTx, RAB, S, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3, WV, Franck (2018c) in Weakley et al (2018b); > Eragrostis hirsuta var. hirsuta – F, G, HC; > Eragrostis hirsuta var. laevivaginata – F, G, HC

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