Coefficient of Conservatism:
Coefficient of Wetness:
Moist sandy lake shores, often becoming abundant following a lowering of water levels; sandy meadows and swamp borders; margins of rock pools on Lake Superior, rather local.
A slender, delicate plant with diffuse inflorescence, in aspect quite unlike all our other Muhlenbergia species, except for the halophytic weed M. asperifolia. Some of the spikelets are frequently 2-flowered.