Alternate Name: Petticote climber
Family: (Poaceae) Grasses
Height: 10-30 inches
Bloom Period: August - October
Description: Purple lovegrass grows well in both moist and dry fields. It forms dense tufts with the inflorescence forming lavender airy masses. The
inflorescence later breaks off and rolls like tumbleweed.
The Wildlife Connection: Clumps provide nesting cover. Seeds are an important food source.