Common Name Hairawn Muhly, Texas Muhly, Florida Muhly, Gulf Muhlygrass, Pink Muhlygrass
Latin Name Muhlenbergia capillaris
Native Habitat Sandy areas of southeastern USA 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 4 feet
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Green-gray grass stems
Garden Suitability Thornless, Songbird
Ornamental Value Purple to pink flowers on September to November, clump grass
Nature Value Seeds eaten by birds, grass browsed by wildlife
Native American Uses Basketry
Links  
    Images and data http://davesgarden.com/guides/pf/go/59737/
    Images and data http://www.wildflower.org/plants/result.php?id_plant=MUCA2
    Images and data http://www.delange.org/MuhlyPink/MuhlyPink.htm
    Images and data http://www.floridata.com/ref/M/muhl_cap.cfm
    Images and data http://www.desert-tropicals.com/Plants/Poaceae/Muhlenbergia_capillaris.html
    Images and data http://ag.arizona.edu/pima/gardening/aridplants/Muhlenbergia_capillaries.html
    Nursery, images and data http://www.smgrowers.com/products/plants/plantdisplay.asp?strLetter=M&plant_id=725&page=3
    Distribution map http://plants.usda.gov/java/profile?symbol=MUCA2
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