Muhlenbergia frondosa (Poir.) Fernald  
Family: Poaceae
common satin grass, wire-stem muhly
[Muhlenbergia commutata (Scribn.) Bush, Muhlenbergia frondosa f. commutata (Poir.) Fernald, Muhlenbergia frondosa f. frondosa (Poir.) Fernald, Muhlenbergia mexicana f. commutata (L.) Trin.]
Muhlenbergia frondosa image
Etymology: Muhlenbergia: after Gotthilf Heinrich E. Muhlenberg (1753-1815). Born in Trappe, Pennsylvania, educated in Halle, Germany, after returning to US., devoted his leisure hours to the study of the natural sciences, botany in particular.
Plants: perennial grass
Conservation Status: Native
Muhlenbergia frondosa image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Muhlenbergia frondosa image
Muhlenbergia frondosa image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
Muhlenbergia frondosa image
Emmet J. Judziewicz  
More Images    View Genus       View Specimen Records       Close window