tufted lovegrass, more...
[Eragrostis caroliniana auct. non (Spreng.) Scribn., more]
Pedicels appressed or diverging to 20° from the branch axes. Anthers 0.2-0.4 mm.
Eragrostis pectinacea var. pectinacea grows throughout the range of the species, including most of the contiguous United States. Within the Flora region, it is most common in the eastern states and usually flowers from July-November.
From Flora of Indiana (1940) by Charles C. Deam
This is our most common species of the genus and is frequent throughout the state. It prefers the open in sandy or muddy soils, and is found mostly along roadsides and railroads and in waste places and fallow fields. It is less frequent on sandy bars and muddy borders of streams and ditches.