Taxon  Report   5711 
Muhlenbergia rigens  (Benth.) A. Hitchc.
Deergrass
Muhlenbergia rigens
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Muhlenbergia rigens
© 2007 Neal Kramer
Muhlenbergia rigens
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Muhlenbergia rigens, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Muhlenbergia rigens
© 2004 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Muhlenbergia
Communities:
Valley Grassland, Chaparral, Yellow Pine Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Usually occurs in wetlands, but occasionally found in non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Epicampes rigens
PLANTS: Muhlenbergia marshii
PLANTS: Muhlenbergia mundula
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This plant is available commercially.
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jun 29, 2016).

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