GRASS: Muhlenbergia capillaris (Muhly Grass)

Muhlenbergia capillaris, Muhly Grass

Photo © 2016 Elaine Mills

Tried and True Native Plant Selections for the Mid-Atlantic

The thin blades of this spectacular species droop at the tips to form a fine textured skirt for the airy, rosy-red plumes displayed in a spherical crown. The genus name of this plant honors Henry Muhlenberg whose study of plants earned him distinction as America’s first outstanding botanist. More information . . .

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