Bush Muhly (Muhlenbergia porteri)

Origin: Native to North America
Use: Perennial, warm season, native grass that provides good grazing for wildlife and livestock.
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Plant Description:
General  Characteristics of Bush Muhly
Life Span  Perennial
Growth Form  tall, erect to spreading, bunch grass
Management:
Seeding Rate  40" Rows:  Broadcast:   
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pH requirement 6.2 to 8.0
Rainfall requirement 5 to 12 inches
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Cold Tolerance: High
General  Provides good grazing for wildlife and livestock.
ID Features: This 6 to 24 inches tall grass forms large bunches of tangled stems and leaves and grows most commonly under the protection of thorny brush. The mass of growth often resembles a birdís nest. Blades and stems are short and fine with the blades falling from the sheath after maturity. The inflorescence is 2 to 4 inches long, purplish to white, with single, short-awned florets borne on short pedicels.
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