Calflora
Taxon  Report   10644    
Muhlenbergia alopecuroides  (Griseb.) P. M. Peterson & Columbus
Wolftail
Muhlenbergia alopecuroides, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond, (questionable).
California Rare Plant Rank: 2B.2 (rare, threatened, or endangered in CA; common elsewhere).   CNPS Inventory
Observation Hotline
(observation details)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Muhlenbergia
Communities: Joshua Tree Woodland, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
JEF: Lycurus phleoides
JEF: Lycurus setosus
CNPS: Lycurus phleoides var. phleoides
More information about  Muhlenbergia alopecuroides
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

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Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 18, 2019).