Eragrostis Genus lovegrass Poaceae

Eragrostis cilianensis..Anna Gardner.Iowa State

Eragrostis cilianensis. spikelet.Anna Gardner.Iowa State University. (Accessed 5/2014).

Eragrostis pectinacea.Andrea

Eragrostis pectinacea.Andrea (Accessed 1/2017)

Eragrostis is a genus of annual or perennial, C3 or C4 grasses. 

Leaves alternate, sheaths hairy at top. 

Flower spikelets with 3-many florets, generally flattened side to side and with a somewhat darkened herring-bone pattern; outer bracts of the spikelet (glumes) much shorter than the entire spkelet, florets awnless, not hairy; inflorescence generally open, diffusely branched (a panicle). First bract of floret (lemma) stongly 3-veined.