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Last updated 7/24/2009 by David Giblin.
Muhlenbergia glomerata (Willd.) Trin.[FNA24, HC, HC2]
spiked muhly

Publication: Gram. Unifl. Sesquifl. 191, 297, t. 5, f. 10. 1824.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: WTU

Notes: FNA24: "Muhlenbergia glomerata grows in meadows, marshes, bogs, alkaline fens, lake margins, stream banks, beside irrigation ditches and hot springs, and on gravelly slopes, in many different plant communities, at elevations of 30-2300 m. It is most common in southern Canada and the northeastern United States, but grows sporadically throughout the western United States. It is not known from Mexico."

H&C: "Although listed in Hitchcock's Manual for much of our area, the plant is rather rare. I have seen only one plant from Wash. and none from Oreg., and it is not at all common in Ida and w. Montana."

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Muhlenbergia glomerata (Willd.) Trin. var. cinnoides (Link) F.J. Herm.
Muhlenbergia racemosa (Michx.) Britton, Sterns & Poggenb. var. cinnoides (Link) B. Boivin