Fall Color – Pink

Grass

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Pink muhly grass (Muhlenbergia capillaris) is flowering in the landscape beds at the entrance to the (Pelican Island) Audubon House. This clumping perennial grass grows to 2 to 3′ tall.
!!!!mulhenberiga-capillaris-at-ahDuring the fall, it is festooned with large pink feathery much-seeded inflorescences that blow in the wind …
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Also known as hairawn muhly and Gulf muhly, this native grass is drought and flood-tolerant. Small creatures can hide in it, and small birds consume its seeds.
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