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Last updated 7/24/2009 by David Giblin.
Muhlenbergia minutissima (Steud.) Swallen[FNA24, HC, HC2]
annual muhly, least muhly

Publication: Contr. U.S. Natl. Herb. 29(4): 207. 1947.

Origin: Native

selected vouchers: Not at WTU; WS?

Notes: FNA24: "Muhlenbergia minutissima grows in sandy and gravelly drainages, rocky slopes, flats, road cuts, and open sites. It is usually found in yellow pine and oak-pine forests, pinyon-juniper woodlands, thorn-scrub forests, and oak-grama savannahs, at elevations of 1200-3000 m. Its range extends from the western United States to southern Mexico."

References: (none)

Synonyms & Misapplied Names:
Sporobolus confusus (E. Fourn.) Vasey
Sporobolus microspermus (Lag.) Hitchc.
Sporobolus minutissumus (Steud.) Hitchc.