Publication: Ess. Agrostogr. 71, 162, 175. 1812.
Origin: Introduced from Eurasia
selected vouchers: Not at WTU; WS?
Notes: FNA25: "Eragrostis pilosa is native to Eurasia but has become naturalized in many parts of the world. In the Flora region, it grows in forest margins and disturbed sites such as roadsides, railroad embankments, gardens, and cultivated fields, at 0-2500 m.
Eragrostis pilosa var. pilosa is more common than var. perplexa in the Flora region."