Over one hundred species of Muhlenbergia are native to North America
and Asia. Bamboo muhly grass is native to
and northern Mexico.
It is a clumping grass with upright stalks and slender leaves that give it the
appearance of a small, slender bamboo. Flowers are inconspicuous.
See these plants on the west side of building 39.
Herbaceous plant with slender stalks and wispy leaves to about four to six feet tall.
Light: full sun to part shade
Water: drought tolerant when established
Soil: adaptable, no special requirements
Bamboo muhly grass is an easy plant for Florida. It grows best in a sunny,
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