slender muhly, slender satin grass, woodland drop-seed
[Muhlenbergia tenuiflora var. tenuiflora "(Willd.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb."]
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
Floristic Rating: Coefficient of Conservatism = 9 USDA Plants Database: Federal Distribution and detailed information including photos Grasses of Iowa: Detailed photographs, descriptions, maps