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Bolivar Naturally

Gulf Muhly

Gulf Muhly
Gulf Muhly

Wanda Smith

Muhlenbergia capillaris

Family: (Poaceae) Grasses

Habitat: Prairies, beach dunes

Height: 3-4 ft.

Bloom Period: October

Description: Performs well in dry as well as wet conditions. Purple spikelets in fall.

The Wildlife Connection: Seeds eaten by many species of birds and wildlife. Grasses are host plants for many of the skipper species.

Propagation Tips: Grows easily from seed. Collect seed in November.