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Last updated 6/8/2009 by David Giblin.
Eragrostis pectinacea (Michx.) Nees var. pectinacea[FNA25, HC2]
purple eragrostis, tufted eragrostis

Publication: Fl. Afr. Austral. Ill. 406. 1841.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA:25 "Eragrostis pectinacea is native from southern Canada to Argentina. In the Flora region, it grows in disturbed sites such as roadsides, railroad embankments, gardens, and cultivated fields, at 0-1200 m.

Eragrostis pectinacea var. pectinacea grows throughout the range of the species, including most of the contiguous United States. Within the Flora region, it is most common in the eastern states and usually flowers from July-November."

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Eragrostis diffusa Buckley