Page author: David Giblin
Eragrostis mexicana
Mexican lovegrass

Distribution: Occurring chiefly east of the Cascades crest in Washington; southern British Columbia to California, east to Idaho, Coloarado, New Mexico, and Texas; also in scattered locations in eastern North America.

Habitat: Sandy or silty shores, roadsides, ditches, and disturbed ground.

Flowers: July-Octobaer

Origin: Introduced from southwestern U.S.

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Wind


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Accepted Name:
Eragrostis mexicana (Hornem.) Link
Publication: Hort. Berol. [Link] 1: 190. 1827. 1827.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
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Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Eragrostis mexicana in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Eragrostis mexicana checklist entry.

OregonFlora: Eragrostis mexicana information.

E-Flora BC: Eragrostis mexicana atlas page.

CalPhotos: Eragrostis mexicana photos.

USDA Plants: Eragrostis mexicana information.

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