Lovegrass is a warm season, perennial bunchgrass. It grows
to a height of 2-4 feet and has 1/4" leaves of 10 to 20 inches
in length. Used for pasture (early spring / fall), hay, erosion
control and for steep bank areas.
One of the earliest grasses to grow in the spring and the
last to turn brown in the fall. Can be used for cover and
for soil stabilization in gullies and erosion areas. The dense
bunches of these grasses also provide cover for small animals
and is also used widely as an ornamental.
They can be used as livestock fodder, the seeds appear
to be of extremely high nutritional value at least in
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