Eragrostis curvula

Eragrostis curvula

Weeping lovegrass

Previous scientific name(s): Eragrostis chloromelas, Eragrostis curvula var. conferta, Eragrostis curvula var. curvula, Eragrostis robusta

Warm season perennial bunchgrass with extensive fibrous root system. Occurs on a wide range of soils with adequate moisture in areas where mean annual temperature is above 45o F. May be aggressive without proper management. Produces abundant forage which provides good palatability to livestock.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
13 
- 24 
in.
Season: 
Warm
Life Form: 
Bunchgrass
Native or Introduced: 
Introduced
Precipitation: 
16 
in.
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Part Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Average
Moderately Coarse: 
Average
Medium: 
Best
Moderately Fine: 
Best
Fine: 
Marginal

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Best
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Average
Seeding Rate: 
- 2 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
53.60 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
1,000,000
Planting Season: 
Spring
Summer
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes