Zones: 8 to 10
Size: 4 to 6' tall and 3 to 5' wide
Growth Rate: Moderate
Lacy, bright green foliage that looks more like bamboo than Muhly Grass. Flowers are insignificant. Rhizomatous but slow spreading. Drought tolerant.
Native to Arizona and Mexico.
Published in Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 3: 71 in 1892.
- Muhlenbergia capillaris (Lam.) Trin.
- Muhlenbergia emersleyi Vasey
- Muhlenbergia lindheimeri [author:// Hitc Hitchc.]
- Muhlenbergia reverchonii Vasey & Scribn.
- Muhlenbergia rigens (Benth.) Hitchc.
- Muhlenbergia sericea (Michx.) P.M.Peterson
I was given a division in August 2012 and planted it in the Ornamental Grasses Border. It did not return in spring 2013.