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Alkali Muhly
Muhlenbergia asperifolia

Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Muhlenbergia (mew-len-BERG-gee-uh) (Info)
Species: asperifolia (as-per-ih-FOH-lee-uh) (Info)

Category:

Alpines and Rock Gardens

Groundcovers

Ornamental Grasses and Bamboo

Perennials

Height:

under 6 in. (15 cm)

6-12 in. (15-30 cm)

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Patent Information:

Non-patented

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Regional

This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Grand Junction, Colorado

Gardeners' Notes:

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On Oct 1, 2009, ineedacupoftea from Denver, CO wrote:

A glorious Mat-forming native grass. Growing in alkaline and dry soils, it sets up summertime clouds of truly purple mist-as-flowers, turning yellow when the seeds drop.
A mass planting would be incredibly stunning in low light.