Grass Family : ( Poaceae : Eragrosteae )
Latin Name : Muhlenbergia porteri
Longevity : Perennial
Season : Warm
Origin : Native
Wildlife – fair
Livestock – good
The name “Bush Muhly” comes from the bushy like appearance of this grass and the fact it is often located growing in or near shrubs. This grass will mature to a straw colored yellow. Bush muhly is very drought tolerant and reproduces by seeds, tillers, and short rhizomes. Adapted to sandy or dry rocky soils and along gullies and brushy flats.