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Muhlenbergia longiligula

Muhlenbergia longiligula Hitchc.

Long-tongue Muhly, Longtongue Muhly

Poaceae (Grass family)



USDA Native Status: L48 (N)


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Plant Characteristics

Duration: Perennial
Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Fruit Type: Caryopsis
Size Notes: Up to about 4 feet tall.

Bloom Information

Bloom Color: Green , Purple , Brown
Bloom Time: Aug , Sep , Oct


USA: AZ , NM , NV , TX
Native Habitat: Rocky slopes, canyons and rock outcrops derived from volcanic or calcareous parent materials.

Web Reference

Webref 32 - Grasses of Canada, the U.S., and Mexico - North America north of Mexico (all countries, provinces, states, territories) (2019) Open Herbarium (
Webref 23 - Southwest Environmental Information Network (2009) SEINet - Arizona Chapter

Additional resources

USDA: Find Muhlenbergia longiligula in USDA Plants
FNA: Find Muhlenbergia longiligula in the Flora of North America (if available)
Google: Search Google for Muhlenbergia longiligula


Record Modified: 0000-00-00
Research By: CBR

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