Taxon  Report   5701 
Muhlenbergia filiformis  (Thurb. ex S. Watson) Rydb.
Pullup muhly,  Slender muhly
Muhlenbergia filiformis
© 2005 Steve Matson
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Muhlenbergia filiformis
© 2005 Steve Matson
Muhlenbergia filiformis
© 2001 Gary A. Monroe
Muhlenbergia filiformis, a monocot, is an annual or perennial grass that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Muhlenbergia filiformis
© 2005 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Muhlenbergia
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, wetland-riparian
Wetlands: Occurs usually in wetlands, occasionally in non wetlands
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Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Muhlenbergia filiformis var. fortis
PLANTS: Muhlenbergia idahoensis
PLANTS: Muhlenbergia simplex
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jul 22, 2018).

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