Eragrostis intermedia

Eragrostis intermedia

Plains lovegrass

Warm season, drought tolerant, tufted perennial bunchgrass with a deep root system. Adapted to a wide range of sites but performs best on deep, well-drained soils. Occurs throughout the southwest on upland sites where moisture is adequate. Highly palatable to both livestock and wildlife.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
13 
- 25 
in. or taller
Season: 
Warm
Life Form: 
Bunchgrass
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
in.
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

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

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Best
Seeding Rate: 
- 3 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
57.40 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
3,500,000
Planting Season: 
Spring
Summer
Fall
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes