Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
Learn more about Muhlenbergia from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales
Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Muhlenbergia capillaris var. trichopodes
Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Savannah Hairgrass, Cut-over Muhly
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Bruce A. Sorrie bas_muhlenbergia_expansa5
August Scotland County NC
Panicle capillary, flexuous, fragile, and tends to break up over the winter, per Weakley's Flora (2015).
Bruce A. Sorrie bas_muhlenbergia_expansa1
October Scotland County NC
Old leaf bases fibrous and curly (rather than hardened and cartilaginous), per Weakley's Flora (2015).