Index
Kromme-Geelhout-Database

Species details

Genus

Genus : Eragrostis
Family: Poaceae (Monocotyledon)
Taxon : Grass & Restios
Group : Plant

SPECIES
capensis
NOTES

A perennial to 90 cm with 5 mm wide, rolled, glabrous leaf blades often tinged purple at the base. Ligule an inconspicuous ring of short hairs. A reasonably palatable grass with low leaf production which is one of the first to sprout after fire.


AUTHORITY
(Thunb.) Trin.
Sub Author
Conservation
Common
Habit
Tufted grass
Land Invertebrate
n/a 


Colour
Notes: A sparsely branched panicle of 15-20 large spikelets with smooth margins. The spikelets are flattened and adpressed to the primary axis, sometimes on short branches.
Colour: Brown
Common Name
Heart seed love grass
Hartjiesgras
Bosluisgras
Habitat
NOTES: A common fynbos species
HABITAT NAME: Veld
Uses
Magical uses
Unspecified use
Months
September
October
November
December
January
February
March
April
All year
Synonyms for Species
Briza capensis
Eragrostis brizoides
Eragrostis elongato-compressa
Eragrostis manikensis
Eragrostis trachyphylla
Poa brizoides



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