Weeping Lovegrass

Species: Weeping lovegrass [Eragrostis curvula (Schrad.) Nees]
Cultivars:
Origin: Africa
Use: Grazing, soil stabilization.
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Description:
General:
Life Span:
2-4 feet tall, bunchgrass.
Perennial
Adaptation:
pH:
Soil:
Rainfall:
5.0-8.0
Sand, sandy-loam
15-40 inches
Management:
Seeding Rate:
Planting Date:
Planting Depth:
Seed Cost:
Season of Use:
Production:
1.5 lb PLS/A
March-May
0.25
$5/A
May-August
6000-9000 lb/A
Notes:
  • Palability and quality decline rapidly with maturity;
    requires intensive grazing management to properly utilize lovegrass.
  • Nutritive value is poor for wildlife.

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