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or love grass  (lŭv′grăs′)
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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She wore a pair of her late grandmother's earrings for her something old; one of the bridesmaid's gold beaded necklace for her something borrowed; and her something blue was her Edwardian sapphire engagement ring passed down from the groom's aunt She carried a bouquet of roses, miniature calla lilies, narcissus, lovegrass, and greenery.
(2009), who reported that 43% of the total number of seeds of tough lovegrass (Eragrostis plana Nees) fed to cattle were recovered, 97.2% of which were recovered in the first 3 days.
Yoshioka A, Kadoya T, Suda SI, Washitani I (2010) Impacts of weeping lovegrass (Eragrostis curvula) invasion on native grasshoppers: responses of habitat generalist and specialist species.
Hosts: native host plants for this species are unknown, but it was recorded on an introduced weeping lovegrass (Eragrostis curvula (Schrad.) Nees) [55].
The WVDOH mixture primarily resulted in the establishment of weeping lovegrass (Eragrostis curvula).
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.
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.