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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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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.
Other common plants in the area include warm-season grasses such as switchgrass (Panicum virgatum), blue grama (Bouteloua gracilis), prairie cordgrass (Spartina pectinata), and purple lovegrass (Eragrostis spectabilis), as well as sedges (Carex spp.
Lehmann lovegrass (Eragrostis lehmanniana), the dominant exotic grass on our sites, was imported from southern Africa in 1932 to reseed degraded rangelands and control erosion throughout southeastern Arizona (Bahre, 1995).
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.
Eragrostis, or lovegrass, flourishes in American deserts and plains, just as it does in this poem and in the speaker's memory, where it appears as "love grass" and adjectivally as "love-grass," probably for the first time in English.
Photosynthesis and PSII functionality of drought-resistant and drought sensitive weeping lovegrass plants.
Some plantings in the earlier days included "introduced grass species" like kleingrass and weeping lovegrass, according to Mickey Black, a Lubbock-based assistant state conservationist with the Natural Resources Conservation Service, which helps administer the CRP.
I was awe struck by the thick carpet of eye high big bluestem, gold stem, Indiangrass, prairie cord grass, ripgut, and sloughgrass, I immersed myself in the short little bluestem, windmill grass, sand lovegrass, blue grama, switch grass, June grass, prairie dropseed, needlegrass, porcupine grass, and purple topstop that brushed against my thighs as I walked through this place of wonder, this endless sea of shades of sage green under a brilliant turquoise sky.
One mix that's doing well combines the Logan laboratory's new RoadCrest crested wheatgrass and the lab's older Bozoisky Russian wildrye with the Army's own blend of natives like slender wheatgrass, Indian ricegrass, sideoats grama, and lovegrass.