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WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Muhlenbergia mexicana   FAMILY Poaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Muhlenbergia mexicana   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-45-007:
Muhlenbergia mexicana   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Muhlenbergia mexicana

 

COMMON NAME:
Hairy Wirestem Muhly, Mexican Muhly


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image of Muhlenbergia mexicana, Hairy Wirestem Muhly, Mexican Muhly

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913    pnd_mume2_001_lvd

        

image of Muhlenbergia mexicana, Hairy Wirestem Muhly, Mexican Muhly

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_mume2_002_lhd

        

image of Muhlenbergia mexicana, Hairy Wirestem Muhly, Mexican Muhly

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / USDA Wetland flora: Field office illustrated guide    pnd_mume2_004_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Muhlenbergia mexicana   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Muhlenbergia mexicana   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-45-007:
Muhlenbergia mexicana   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Muhlenbergia mexicana

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

953

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to North Carolina

Habitat: mafic and calcareous fens, seeps, dry rocky woodlands, barrens, outcrops, and disturbed areas, usually over mafic or calcareous substrates, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Mostly alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Summer/Fall

FRUIT:
Summer/Fall
Grain reddish
Grain

 

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