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LARGE PURPLE LOVE GRASS
A perennial species of dry, sandy, open soil, but much taller than E. spectabilis. Native to the south and west of Michigan but apparently persisting and spreading from plantings in Benzie Co. where collected by W. R. Overlease in 1976.
MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. March 23, 2018. http://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2117.