Muhlenbergia montana

Muhlenbergia montana

Mountain muhly

Warm season, perennial bunchgrass, with a fibrous root system. Found on many sites but generally in Ponderosa pine/grassland habitats from 2,600 to 11,200 ft. elevation. Adapted to both dry and moist conditions but requires excellent drainage. Good palatability for livestock and wildlife while actively growing; palatability declines with maturity. Excellent seed producer.

Varieties: 

Species Attributes

Height: 
13 
- 25 
in. or taller
Season: 
Warm
Life Form: 
Bunchgrass
Native or Introduced: 
Native
Precipitation: 
13 
in.
Elevation: 
ft.

Soil Texture

Coarse: 
Best
Moderately Coarse: 
Best
Medium: 
Average
Moderately Fine: 
Marginal
Fine: 
Marginal

Soil pH

Acidic: 
Not Adapted
Neutral: 
Best
Basic: 
Not Adapted
Seeding Rate: 
- 2 
PLS lbs/Acre
Pure Seed per Bushel: 
10.10 lbs.
Seeds per Pound: 
1,500,000
Planting Season: 
Spring
Summer
Germination Time: 
Days
Mycorrhizal Dependent: 
Yes