Stems are erect and blades are narrow, drooping and rough on the bottom and top surfaces. The inflorescence is a loose, open panicle with grayish-green spikelets containing many seeds. There are numerous florets per spikelet. The panicle resembles lace when mature. The basal sheath is hairy.
Weeping lovegrass is a perennial, warm-season, introduced – 24 to 48 inches tall.
Fair grazing for livestock. Poor grazing for wildlife.
Prefers sandy soil. Native of South Africa.
Stem Texture: Hairy
Growth Habit: Bunch grass, Grasses
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Book: Know Your Grasses (B-182)