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love·grass

or love grass  (lŭv′grăs′)
n.
Any of various annual or perennial grasses of the genus Eragrostis, some of which are cultivated for their delicate, spraylike inflorescences.

[Origin unknown.]
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Impacts of weeping lovegrass (Eragrostis curvula) invasion on native grasshoppers: responses of habitat generalist and specialist species.
We found seven plant species that occurred exclusively in areas without livestock; these included scarlet hedgehog cactus (Echinocereus coccineus), West Indian shrub verbena (Lantana urticoides), bicolor fanmustard (Nerisyrenia camporum), purple threeawn (Aristida purpurea), lovegrass (Eragrostis species), tanglehead (Heteropogon contortus), and alkali sacaton (Sporobolus airoides).
This study aimed to evaluate tough lovegrass leaf and root extracts antimicrobial activity.
Teff is a species of lovegrass endemic to Ethiopia that is made into the flour that further goes into the making of the Ethiopian staple, injera, the native pancake that has been discovered only recently to be gluten-free.
High in dietary fibre, protein and minerals like iron and calcium, teff is a species of lovegrass native to Ethiopia and Eritrea and is similar to millet and quinoa in cooking but uses much less fuel.
526 million of environmental weed control work throughout the Territory focusing on priority species for control such as serrated tussock, St John s wort, blackberry, African lovegrass and Chilean needle grass.
The only fully domesticated member of lovegrass (Eragrostis), teff (Eragrostis tef) seeds are less than one millimeter in diameter, about the size of a poppy seed, and range in color from white to reddish brown.
The fine grains grow on long, delicate stems of an annual grass in the lovegrass group, the genus Eragrostis.
of sites Common name where found Chromosol Vertosol 20 6 Premier digit grass 8 16 Bambatsi panic 15 7 Rhodes grass 11 4 Gatton panic 1 6 Purple pigeon grass 1 2 Bluegrass 3 Creeping bluegrass 3 Queensland bluegrass 1 1 Tall fescue (A) 1 Consol lovegrass 1 PhalariS (A) 1 Wallaby grass (A) 1 Kikuyu 1 Curly Mitchell grass 1 Bahia grass No.
Planthopper (Hemiptera: Fulgoroidea) diversity of weeping lovegrass (Eragrostis curvula), an introduced host of little known, rarely collected native species.