Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Eragrostis curvula (Schrader) Nees
By var., see Allred
Eragrostis curvula is an exotic, tall clump grass with a gently curving inflorescence that
forms large stands and gives a characteristic appearance to roadsides in southwest New Mexico. The basal leaf sheath is villous on the back.
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Eragrostis curvula, photo Russ Kleinman, Pinos Altos along NM 15, June 5, 2007
Eragrostis curvula, detail of spikelet, photo Russ Kleinman, Silver City, Sept. 26, 2007
Eragrostis curvula, hairy ligule, photo Russ Kleinman, Silver City, Nov. 5, 2007
Eragrostis curvula, inflorescence, photo Russ Kleinman, Pinos Altos Range, CD Trail above Arrastra, Oct. 21, 2008
Eragrostis curvula, hairy basal leaf sheath, photo Russ Kleinman, Pinos Altos Range, Pinos Altos, September 27, 2012
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