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Boer lovegrass

Gramineae Eragrostis chloromelas Steud.

Source: Magness et al. 1971

This is a warm-season bunchgrass, introduced from South Africa in 1932. It is adapted to semidesert areas of the Southwestern States. The grass is palatable, drought resistant, and fairly long lived. It lacks hardiness for more northern areas. Seed of improved varieties is available.

Last update September 22, 1997