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Muhlenbergia dubia

Pine Muhly, Mexican Deer Grass

Ornamental grasses and grasslike plants, Perennials

MUHLENBERGIA

Narrow-leafed grasses large and showy enough to stand out in the garden. Except as noted, evergreen in mild winters but turn tan or brown with hard freezes. They are very drought tolerant plants but look better and grow larger if given some supplemental water.

Muhlenbergia dubia

Native to Arizona,western Texas, New Mexico,and northern Mexico. Denselytufted plant, similar to M. rigensbut smaller (2–3 ft. high andwide). Fine-textured leaves andupright, creamy flower spikes insummer and fall. Plant in well-drainedsoil.

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