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Purple Lovegrass (Eragrostis spectabilis) is a clumping perennial native grass that grows low to the ground in dense tufts, 8-18 in. tall. In late summer the fine-textured, stiff inflorescence appears like reddish-purple clouds hovering at ground level. Eventually this inflorescence breaks off and floats around like a tumbleweed. This is a good companion or nursery plant for many wildflowers or a good naturalistic ground cover. Plant in full sun in average to moist soil. It can be a great naturalistic or contemporary look in a pot and can be combined with wildflowers.