Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Muhlenbergia fragilis Swallen
Muhlenbergia fragilis is one of our annual Muhly
grasses. It looks as delicate as its
name would imply. The panicle is open, and the pedicles are straight and more
than 2mm long. The glumes are glabrous, which helps differentiate this species
from M. sinuosa and M. minutissima.
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Muhlenbergia fragilis, photo Russ Kleinman, Silver City, Gomez Pk., Sept. 8, 2007
Muhlenbergia fragilis, detail of florets, photo Russ Kleinman, Pinos Altos Range, Pinos Altos, Oct. 8, 2007
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