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Muhlenbergia capillaris   
Pink muhly    
Poaceae Family     

Compiled by the Master Gardeners
of the University of Arizona Pima County Cooperative Extension.


Regal mist
Muhlenbergia capillaries (not in bloom)
Form: grass clump
Seasonality: semi-evergreen
Size: 4-5ft with equal spread
Leaves: long thing grass blades
Flowers: showy hot pink plumes in late summer and fall
Fruit: seed
Stems/Trunks: grass
Range/Origin: southern Texas and northern Mexico
Hardiness: to low teens



research by Master Gardener Paul Ellis


seed stalk
dry flower stalk in winter
also known by the patented variety name "Regal Mist"

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