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Muhly Grass - Muhlenbergia capillaris

Muhly Grass - Muhlenbergia capillaris

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•Status in Florida: Native

•Size at Maturity: 2 to 4 feet tall and wide

•Phenology: Perennial grass with airy pink to purple flowers in late summer to fall

•Sunlight Requirements: Full sun to partial shade

•Soil Texture: Well-drained sandy or loamy soils

•Soil pH: Tolerant of a wide range, but prefers slightly acidic to neutral (pH 5.5-7.0)

•Moisture Requirements: Drought-tolerant once established, prefers moist soil

•Tolerance to Salt Spray: Moderate

•Recommended Landscape Uses: Naturalistic landscapes, coastal gardens, mass plantings

•Maintenance Tips: Low maintenance, prune dead foliage in late winter

•Considerations: May self-seed, but not considered invasive

•Edible/Medicinal Uses: Not significant

•Toxicity to Pets: Non-toxic

•Florida Native Companion Plant: Blanketflower (Gaillardia pulchella), beautyberry (Callicarpa americana)

•Wildlife Benefit: Provides habitat and food for birds and pollinators.

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