Taxon  Report   5704    
Muhlenbergia mexicana  (L.) Trin.
Mexican muhly
Muhlenbergia mexicana, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: Poaceae  
Genus: Muhlenbergia

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Foothill Woodland, wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTSAgrostis mexicana
PLANTSMuhlenbergia ambigua
PLANTSMuhlenbergia foliosa ssp. ambigua
PLANTSMuhlenbergia foliosa ssp. setiglumis
PLANTSMuhlenbergia foliosa
More information about  Muhlenbergia mexicana

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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: 08/07/2022).