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.
Print Version: Muhlenbergia capillaris, Hair-awn or Pink Muhly
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