Prairie Muhly (Muhlenbergia cuspidata)
Prairie muhly is a densely tufted slender bunchgrass with short roots. Stalks are coarse, ranging from 8 to 20 inches Leaves are narrow and folded tapering to a sharp tip. Likes sandy to gravelly areas. Cover for ground nesting birds.
Scientific Name: Muhlenbergia cuspidata
Bloom Period: June to July
Sun Exposure: full sun
Height: 2 to 2 1/2 ft
Soil: dry to medium