Eragrostis lehmanniana

Eragrostis lehmanniana

Lehmanns lovegrass

Warm season, drought tolerant, rhizomatous bunchy sod-former with extensive fibrous root system. Prodigious seed producer occurring on a wide variety of sites. May be aggressive and difficult to control. Provides good palatability to livestock and wildlife.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
13 
- 25 
in. or taller
Season: 
Warm
Life Form: 
Bunchgrass
Sodformer
Native or Introduced: 
Introduced
Precipitation: 
10 
in.
Sun & Shade Tolerance: 
Full Sun
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

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

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Best
Seeding Rate: 
- 3 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
55.90 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
6,500,000
Planting Season: 
Spring
Summer
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes