Deer Grass

 

 

Muhlenbergia rigens

 

Poaceae

 

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Form: Grass, perennial
Seasonality
: Dries to tan in the fall

Size: 4 ft high by 4 ft wide
Leaves
: Thin blades
Flowers
: Yellow or purple spikes
Fruit
: Seed
Stems/Trunks
: Dense and mounding
Range/Origin
: California to Texas and Mexico
Hardiness
: Sunset Zones 4-24, 0o F

Comments: No thorns

 

CULTURAL REQUIREMENTS:

         Exposure: Full to partial sun

         Water: Low to moderate

         Soil: Most types

        Propagation: Seed, clump division

         Maintenance: Minimal, cut back to the ground

 

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