Muhlenbergia microsperma

Littleseed muhly

  • Height:   under 1 ft to 1 ft -
  • Life Cycle:   annual
  • Growth Type:   grass
  • Inflorescence Size:   1 - 5 in
  • Flower Type:   grass spikelet
  • Bloom Type:   cool (grasses)
  • Native to California:   YES
  • California Range:   coast - desert - inland
  • Water Requirements:   low
  • Fire Resistant / Low Fuel:   TRUE
  • Average Live Seed per Bulk Pound:   1,000,000
  • 3310
3310

Taxon report data from Calflora

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Muhlenbergia microsperma

Common Name:Littleseed muhly

Muhlenbergia microsperma, a monocot, is a annual grass that is native to California.

US Distribution:
Plant Community(s):Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub
Habitat:disturbed
Family:Poaceae

Name Status:

Recognized as current in TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93

County distribution list:

Imperial, Inyo, Kern, Los Angeles, Monterey, Orange, Riverside, Santa Barbara, San Bernardino, San Diego, San Luis Obispo, Ventura

See a detailed Distribution Grid of this plant in Calfornia.

Links: USDA Plants Profile | Jepson Herbarium

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