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.]
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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
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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Emmet J. Judziewicz  
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