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Muhlenbergia schreberi J.F. Gmelin. Nimble-Will. Phen: Aug-Jan. Hab: Bottomland and other moist forests, dry forests, fields, dirt roads, disturbed areas. Dist: ME, NY, ON, MI, WI, MN, and SD, south to c. peninsular FL, LA, c. TX, and Mexico.

Origin/Endemic status: Native

Taxonomy Comments: Muhlenbergia curtisetosa (Lamson-Scribner) Bush appears to a hybrid, M. frondosa × schreberi.

Synonymy: = Ar, C, ETx1, FlGr, FNA25, GW1, HC, Il, K1, K3, K4, Mex, Mi, Mo1, NcTx, NE, NY, Pa, RAB, S, Tat, Tn, Tx, Va, W, WH3, WV; = Muhlenbergia diffusa Willd. – S13; > Muhlenbergia palustris Scribn.; > Muhlenbergia schreberi J.F.Gmel. var. palustris (Scribn.) Scribn. – F, G, Il; > Muhlenbergia schreberi J.F.Gmel. var. schreberi – F, G, Il

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Wetland Indicator Status:

  • Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain: FAC
  • Eastern Mountains and Piedmont: FAC
  • Great Plains: FACU
  • Midwest: FAC
  • Northcentral & Northeast: FAC

Heliophily: 5

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