Definition of Eragrostis curvula

1. Noun. Perennial South African grass having densely clumped flimsy stems; introduced into United States especially for erosion control.

Exact synonyms: African Love Grass, Weeping Love Grass
Generic synonyms: Bay Grass, Love Grass



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eragrostis Curvula

Equuleus
Equus Burchelli
Equus asinus
Equus caballus
Equus caballus gomelini
Equus caballus przevalskii
Equus caballus przewalskii
Equus grevyi
Equus hemionus
Equus hemionus hemionus
Equus kiang
Equus quagga
Equus zebra zebra
Eragrostic abyssinica
Eragrostis
Eragrostis curvula
Eragrostis tef
Eramo
Eramos
Eramosa
Eranko's fluorescence stain
Eranthis
Eranthis hyemalis
Erasmian
Erasmians
Erasmus
Erastian
Erastianism
Erastians
Erastus

Literary usage of Eragrostis curvula

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1. Biodiversity and the Management of the Madrean Archipelago: The Sky Islands edited by Leonard F. DeBano (1999)
"eragrostis curvula was introduced into the United States in 1928 (Crider 1945). These two exotics are now among the most common plants at low to moderate ..."

2. Lost Crops of Africa: Grains edited by F. R. Ruskin (1999)
"... with its relative eragrostis curvula. This perennial has been developed in South Africa into an almost incredible array of types for land protection and ..."

3. Allelopathy: The Effects of Chemicals Produced by Plants by Henry Gilbert (1994)
"Journal of range management v. 44 (3): p. 223-227; May. Includes references. Language: English Descriptors: Texas; eragrostis curvula; Seedlings; Vigor; ..."

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