Eragrostis cilianensis

Common Name: 
stinkgrass, lovegrass
Scientific Name: 
Eragrostis cilianensis (All.) E. Mosher
Family Name: 
Poaceae (Graminae) - Grass Family
Identification Notes
Life Cycle
introduced annual, reproducing by seed
upright to ascending, smooth, branched, ring of glands below each node
Culms of Stinkgrass
blades smooth, glossy below, slightly rough above, margins sometimes inrolled with wart-like glands, rolled in bud; ligule fringe of hairs; sheaths smooth, bearded with long hairs at top, open
panicle, cone-shaped, gray-green to silver-green, spikelets very flattened
Seedheads of Stinkgrass
Seedheads of Stinkgrass
Seedheads of Stinkgrass