Weeping lovegrass

Eragrostis curvula



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.