African lovegrass


African lovegrass
/æfrɪkən ˈlʌvgras/ (say afrikuhn 'luvgrahs)

noun
a tufted, often tussocky, perennial grass, Eragrostis curvula, native to East Africa, with an erect seed head; drought-resistant, common on sandy soils and usually unpalatable to cattle; generally regarded as a weed in Australia.

Australian English dictionary. 2014.