Seeds of South Australia
Eragrostis barrelieri (Gramineae)
Pitted Love-grass
List of species for Eragrostis
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Herbarium regions:
North Western, Lake Eyre, Gairdner-Torrens, Flinders Ranges, Eastern, Eyre Peninsula, Northern Lofty, Murray, Yorke Peninsula, Southern Lofty, South Eastern
NRM regions:
Adelaide and Mount Lofty Ranges, Alinytjara Wilurara, Eyre Peninsula, Northern and Yorke, South Australian Arid Lands, South Australian Murray-Darling Basin, South East
AVH map:
Australian distribution map (external link)
SA Census:
Census of South Australian plants (external link)     [genus Eragrostis]
Name derivation:
Eragrostis may have several suggestions for the origin of this name, the most widely accepted is from the Greek 'eros' meaning love and 'agrostis' meaning wild grass; apparently referring to their beauty.