Muhlenbergia uniflora (Muhl.) Fernald
Common Name: MUHLY GRASS
Coefficient of Conservatism: 8
Coefficient of Wetness: -5
Wetness Index: OBL
Physiognomy: Nt P-Grass

Muhlenbergia uniflora N. Martineau

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.


Alger County
Baraga County
Cheboygan County
Chippewa County
Delta County
Emmet County
Gladwin County
Gogebic County
Gratiot County
Houghton County
Kalkaska County
Keweenaw County
    Including Isle Royale
Luce County
Mackinac County
Marquette County
Midland County
Ontonagon County
Presque Isle County
Schoolcraft County


MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. August 13, 2022.