UACES Facebook Purpletop
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Purpletop Plants
Purpletop Heads
Purpletop Leaf Collar
Purpletop has hairs surrounding the leaf base.
Purpletop Seedheads
Purpletop Seedheads
Purpletop Stem Base

About Purpletop

  • Native warm-season perennial grass.
  • Often is weedy and invades other forage stands that have become weak.
  • Readily identified in late summer by purple-colored seedhead.
  • Also called Greasegrass due to oily feel of seedhead.