Eragrostis frankii Steud.
Common Name: SANDBAR LOVE GRASS
Coefficient of Conservatism: 4
Coefficient of Wetness: -3
Wetness Index: FACW
Physiognomy: Nt A-Grass

Roadsides, fields, river banks, and muddy places.

This species differs from somewhat similar ones with which it might be confused (E. pectinacea, E. pilosa) in the tendencies for the tip of the larger (second) glume to be nearly or quite opposite the tip of the first lemma, for the grain to be more plumply spherical, and for the sheaths to be longer than the internodes.

Locations

Berrien County
Clinton County
Ingham County
Ionia County
Kalamazoo County
Kent County
Lenawee County
Menominee County
Monroe County
Muskegon County
Oakland County
Ottawa County
St. Clair County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. December 12, 2017. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2110.