Taxon  Report   5709 
Muhlenbergia porteri  Beal
Bush muhly,  Porter's muhly
Muhlenbergia porteri
© 2004 James M. Andre
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Muhlenbergia porteri
© 2005 James M. Andre
Muhlenbergia porteri
© 2008 Gary A. Monroe
Muhlenbergia porteri, 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 porteri
© 2002 Dean Wm. Taylor
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Muhlenbergia
Shadscale Scrub, Joshua Tree Woodland
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Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 24, 2018).

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