General Plant Information (Edit)
Plant Habit: Grass/Grass-like
Life cycle: Perennial
Sun Requirements: Full Sun
Full Sun to Partial Shade
Water Preferences: Mesic
Dry Mesic
Plant Spread: 3 feet
Inflorescence Height: up to 5 feet
Foliage Mound Height: 3 feet
Awards and Recognitions: Other: UC Davis Arboretum All Star

Common names
  • Deergrass
  • Meadow muhly
  • Deer muhly
  • Deer Grass

Photo Gallery
Location: Zilker Botanical Garden, Austin, Texas
Date: 2022-04-05
Location: Redding, California (private dry garden)
Date: September 29
Inflorescences are close to 6 feet
Location: AZ
Date: 6-13-2016
This grass works very well for a dry river bed.
Photo by sedumzz
Photo by sedumzz

Photo Courtesy of Secret Garden Growers.
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Botanical Garden Barcelona (Spain)
Date: 2017-06-11
Location: Botanical Garden Barcelona (Spain)
Location: Springs Preserve garden in Las Vegas, Nevada
Date: June
photo by Stan Shebs

Photo courtesy of Annie's Annuals and Perennials

Photo courtesy of Joy Creek Nursery
  • Uploaded by Joy
Location: Coastal San Diego County 
Date: 2018-05-17

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