Rocky Muhly, Muhlenbergia sobolifera
Poaceae or GrassFamily


A grass forming small colonies in dry, rocky woodlands.. Inflorescence is very long and very narrow, resembling a wire. Leaves are somewhat wide for a grass, sticking out like a flag from a wiry stem. Blooms in late summer.

A native woodland grass. In small colonies in rocky areas of the forested slopes.

Woodland muhly is very similar, lives in woodlands, and has been reported in the Park. It has larger ligules (tiny green appendages where the leaf joins the stem) and hairier stems.


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