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Muhlenbergia capillaris

Family: Poaceae

Common names: GULF MUHLY, HAIR GRASS, HAIR-AWN MUHLY, PINK MUHLY

Native to: Southwest United States

Sentiment: submission

Plant

Type: perennial

Forms: arching, clumping, mounding, open form, tufted

Leaves evergreen

Max height: 4 feet

Max width: 4.5 feet

Flower

Leaf

green

Horticulture

Attracts wildlife: adult butterfly

Plant features: evergreen

Exposure: part shade, sun

Landscape use: deer resistant

Propagates by: seed

flowers in summer

Soil type: loam

USDA Zone: zone 9 to +20 f

Temp. range: +20 to +30 °F

Water: drought tolerant, dry, moderate

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