Grass Family ( Poaceae : Eragrostideae )
Latin Name : Eragrostis curtipedicellata
Longevity : Perennial
Season : Warm
Origin : Native
Wildlife – unknown
Livestock – fair
This erect growing short grass has more branches in the seedhead than blue grama. These branches are characterized by a “stinger” or tip at the end of the branch. Fair grazing for livestock, but less preferred than sideoats grama and blue grama. Adapted to dry, rough, rocky ridges; loose sands or shallow upland sites.