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Pullup Muhly - Muhlenbergia filiformis

Native Species

Global Rank: G5
State Rank: S4
C-value: 4


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General Description
Annual. Stems 5–18 cm. Leaves: blades 0.5–1.5 mm wide, ligule 1–2 mm long. Inflorescence a spike-like panicle 2–6 cm long. Spikelets 2–2.5 mm long. Lemmas awnless or awn-tipped, callus hairs very short or lacking (Lavin in Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Species Range
Present
 


Range Comments
Throughout most of the western half of the U.S. and into BC (Lavin in Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

Observations in Montana Natural Heritage Program Database
Number of Observations: 31

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Habitat
Moist well-drained soils, around hot springs, and edges of montane meadows (Lavin in Lesica et al. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. BRIT Press. Fort Worth, TX).

References
  • Literature Cited AboveLegend:   View Online Publication
    • Lesica, P., M.T. Lavin, and P.F. Stickney. 2012. Manual of Montana Vascular Plants. Fort Worth, TX: BRIT Press. viii + 771 p.
  • Additional ReferencesLegend:   View Online Publication
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    • Culver, D.R. 1994. Floristic analysis of the Centennial Region, Montana. M.Sc. Thesis. Montana State University, Bozeman. 199 pp.
    • Whitehead, B.K. 2020. The response of parafluvial soils to beaver mimicry restoration in a montane stream. M.Sc. Thesis. Bozeman, MT: Montana State University. 114 p.
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