Taxon  Report   5705    
Muhlenbergia microsperma  (DC.) Kunth
Annual muhly,  Littleseed muhly
Muhlenbergia microsperma
© 2010 Gary A. Monroe
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Muhlenbergia microsperma
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Muhlenbergia microsperma
© 2012 Neal Kramer
Muhlenbergia microsperma, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California, is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Muhlenbergia microsperma
© 2010 Gary A. Monroe
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Muhlenbergia
Communities: Valley Grassland, Coastal Sage Scrub, Creosote Bush Scrub

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Muhlenbergia debilis
More information about  Muhlenbergia microsperma
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 23, 2019).