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Saturday - September 24, 2005

From: Houston, TX
Region: Southwest
Topic: Seed and Plant Sources
Title: Source for Gulf Muhly for Houston
Answered by: Nan Hampton

QUESTION:

Could you help me find a seed source for Gulf Muhly, Muhlenbergia capillaris please? I need enough for about 2 acres. Thanks.

ANSWER:

Natives of Texas in Kerrville lists Gulf Muhly (Muhlenbergia capillaris) for sale. You can visit the National Suppliers Directory in the Native Plant Information Network to search for other nurseries or seed companies that specialize in native plants in your area.
 

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