Kath Alcock paintings: 6
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.
Distribution and status
Herbarium regions: North Western, Lake Eyre, Gairdner-Torrens, Flinders Ranges, Eastern, Eyre Peninsula, Northern Lofty, Murray, Yorke Peninsula, Southern Lofty, South Eastern, Green Adelaide
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: SA distribution map (external link)