Pedicels widely divergent, usually spreading 20-60° from the branches. Anthers 0.2-0.4 mm.
Eragrostis pectinacea var. miserrima grows in the southern United States, from Texas to Florida, and south through the lowland tropics to Brazil. It usually flowers from July-November in the Flora region.
A weed mainly of trop. S. Amer., occurs rarely and sporadically with us. It has spreading pedicels like E. frankii, but is otherwise more like E. pectinacea.
Gleason, Henry A. & Cronquist, Arthur J. 1991. Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada. lxxv + 910 pp.
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