• The seedhead of this grass is very large, often half the size of the entire plant.
• The flat leaves are wider than the other lovegrasses. Leaf sheaths are hairy at the top.
• Starts growth in the spring 2 or more weeks earlier than other warm-season grasses; reproduces from seeds and tillers.
• Excellent grazing for all classes of livestock during the spring and early summer, fair to good after maturity.
• Cures well; furnishes good grazing in the fall and winter months.
• Adapted to prairies, open woods, and distributed sites; most abundant on deep sands and sandy loam soils, although it is sometimes found on fine-textured soils.