Page author: David Giblin
Muhlenbergia minutissima
annual muhly, least muhly

Distribution: Occurring east of the Cascades crest in Washington; Washington to California, east to the Great Plains.

Habitat: Springs, shores, damp or dry rocky slopes, and moist meadows.

Flowers: July-September

Origin: Native

Growth Duration: Annual

Conservation Status: Not of concern

Pollination: Wind


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Accepted Name:
Muhlenbergia minutissima (Steud.) Swallen
Publication: Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 29(4): 207. 1947.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Sporobolus confusus (E. Fourn.) Vasey
Sporobolus microspermus (Lag.) Hitchc.
Sporobolus minutissumus (Steud.) Hitchc.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Muhlenbergia minutissima in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database

WA Flora Checklist: Muhlenbergia minutissima checklist entry

OregonFlora: Muhlenbergia minutissima information

E-Flora BC: Muhlenbergia minutissima atlas page

CalPhotos: Muhlenbergia minutissima photos

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