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Plant Form: Tufted perennial grass.
Size: Up to 1 m tall.
Stem: Slender, upright, hairless.
Leaves: Flat or rolled with spreading blades, sheath partially enclosing the stem, yellowing with age.
Flowers: Dense head spreading wide and loose with age, spikelets are grey to purplish.
Fruit and Seeds: Tiny seeds 0.3 mm to 0.7 mm long, oval shaped.
Habitat: Roadsides, disturbed sites, spreading into pasture and grasslands.
Distinguishing Features: Generally taller than other Lovegrasses (Eragrostis species) and can be distinguished by the presence of long hairs at the base of the stem.