Muhlenbergia emersleyi Muhlenbergia emersleyi, overview
Common Name Bullgrass
Latin Name Muhlenbergia emersleyi
Native Habitat Chihuahuan mountains 0 to 4,000 feet
Soil Dry, decomposed granite, sand, limestone, clay loam low in organic content, well drained
Water Twice per month in summer
Height X Width 3 feet X 3 feet
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Green-gray grass stems
Garden Suitability Thornless, Songbird
Ornamental Value Purple flowers June to November, clump grass
Nature Value Seeds eaten by birds
Native American Uses Basketry
Links  
    Images and data http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=MUEM
    Images and data http://www.desertmuseumdigitallibrary.org/public/detail.php?id=ASDM00309&sp=Muhlenbergia%20emersleyi
    Images and data http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/98072/
    Images and data http://www.delange.org/GrassBull/GrassBull.htm
    Distribution map http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=MUEM
    Nursery and data http://www.smgrowers.com/products/plants/plantdisplay.asp?plant_id=2890
    Nursery and data http://www.landscapemart.com/lvl.php?pd1=shpid&pd1pid=muheme&pd2=shlist&pd2ord=z&pd2type=bn
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