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Little Lovegrass - Eragrostis minor

Exotic Species (not native to Montana)

Global Rank: GNR
State Rank: SNA

Agency Status
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USFS:
BLM:
MNPS Threat Rank:
C-value: 1

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General Description
Stems spreading, 5–30 cm long. Leaves: blades 1–3.5 mm wide. Inflorescence an open panicle 5–12 cm long. Spikelets 4–8 mm long. Lemmas 10 to 19 per spikelet (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Range Comments
Introduced; throughout most of N. America (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX) .

Habitat
Frequently disturbed settings such as cracks in or along sidewalks, driveways, and parking lots, and along roads and railroad tracks (Lavin in Lesica 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

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Little Lovegrass — Eragrostis minor.  Montana Field Guide.  .  Retrieved on , from