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Muhlenbergia frondosa (Poir.) Fernald
Common Name: COMMON SATIN GRASS
Coefficient of Conservatism: 3
Coefficient of Wetness: -3
Wetness Index: FACW
Physiognomy: Nt P-Grass

Usually in thickets along streams and rivers on banks, mudflats, and floodplains; also on shores and in disturbed ground.

Many of our plants have awned lemmas and are f. commutata (Scribn.) Fernald. The ligules on our specimens are usually about 0.5–1 mm long, rarely as long as 1.3 mm.

Locations

Allegan County
Bay County
Berrien County
Hillsdale County
Houghton County
Ingham County
Jackson County
Kalamazoo County
Kent County
Lapeer County
Lenawee County
Macomb County
Mason County
Menominee County
Monroe County
Newaygo County
Oakland County
Ontonagon County
Ottawa County
St. Clair County
Tuscola County
Van Buren County
Washtenaw County
Wayne County

Citation:

MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. February 1, 2023. https://michiganflora.net/species.aspx?id=2155.