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Sand lovegrass Photo courtesy of Barry Jones, Quivira National Wildlife Refuge.

Sand lovegrass (Eragrostis trichodes)


Plant Family: Grass (Poaceae)
Project BudBurst Plant Group: Grasses

Identification Hints: This robust grass is common on the Sand Prairie. It is an excellent forage species.

Did you Know? Sand lovegrass is a warm-season bunchgrass. According to the USDA, the leaf rolls inward under dry conditions, giving ita threadlike appearance. The individual florets of the lovegrass are purplish with a yellow glume. Because the florets are very tiny, it is often best to observe them with a small magnifying glass or hand lens.


Live Map for Sand lovegrass

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Below you can view all observations that have been reported in for Sand lovegrass (If the map below is empty then there have not been any observations reported.)

Use the navigation buttons on the left to zoom in/out and pan around. Click on each place marker to get detail information about that observation.

Leaf/Needles/Stalk = Leaf/Needles/Stalk Flower = Flower Pollen = Pollen Fruiting = Fruiting Color = Color

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The table below displays all the data that has been submitted to Project BudBurst. By default, the data is sorted by the date on which the phenophase occurred. Clicking the up and down arrows next to each column name allows you to sort on any value. If there have been more than 10 observations submitted, you can choose how many to display at a time using the "Show __ entries" control. You can also page through the data using the previous and next buttons at the bottom right of the table.

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Observational data for Sand lovegrass:

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Date Contributor Common Name Species Phenophase Latitude Longitude Obs#
Sat May 13 00:00:00 GMT 2017 flora1968 Sand lovegrass Eragrostis trichodes Flower Stalk Emerging (Middle) 37.747168000000000 -122.148979000000000 82973
Sat May 13 00:00:00 GMT 2017 flora1968 Sand lovegrass Eragrostis trichodes Pollen (None) 37.747168000000000 -122.148979000000000 82974
Sat May 13 00:00:00 GMT 2017 flora1968 Sand lovegrass Eragrostis trichodes Fruit (None) 37.747168000000000 -122.148979000000000 82975
Sun May 21 00:00:00 GMT 2017 owlsss Sand lovegrass Eragrostis trichodes Flower Stalk Emerging (None) 37.514236000000000 -122.342302000000000 84390
Sun May 21 00:00:00 GMT 2017 owlsss Sand lovegrass Eragrostis trichodes Pollen (Early) 37.514236000000000 -122.342302000000000 84391
Sun May 21 00:00:00 GMT 2017 owlsss Sand lovegrass Eragrostis trichodes Fruit (None) 37.514236000000000 -122.342302000000000 84392
Sat May 20 00:00:00 GMT 2017 Jkao97 Sand lovegrass Eragrostis trichodes Flower Stalk Emerging (None) 37.432700000000000 -122.088100000000000 84762
Sat May 20 00:00:00 GMT 2017 Jkao97 Sand lovegrass Eragrostis trichodes Pollen (None) 37.432700000000000 -122.088100000000000 84763
Sat May 20 00:00:00 GMT 2017 Jkao97 Sand lovegrass Eragrostis trichodes Fruit (None) 37.432700000000000 -122.088100000000000 84764

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