Vascular Plants of the Gila Wilderness
Presented in Association with the
Western New Mexico University Department
of Natural Sciences
Muhlenbergia emersleyi Vasey
Muhlenbergia emersleyi is a tall perennial clumpgrass found throughout the
Gila Wilderness. It is easily recognized by noting the strongly keeled leaf sheaths near
the base of the culms.
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Muhlenbergia emersleyi, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., Knight Mtn., May 9, 2007
Muhlenbergia emersleyi, in bloom, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., WD Ranch Rd., Sept. 15, 2007
Muhlenbergia emersleyi, keeled leaf sheath, photo Russ Kleinman, Bear Mtn., Nov. 6, 2007
Muhlenbergia emersleyi, detail of panicle, photo Russ Kleinman, Burro Mtns., CD trail at rte. 90, Oct. 25, 2008
Muhlenbergia emersleyi, spikelets, photo Russ Kleinman & Karen Blisard, Pinos Altos Range, Pinos Altos, Nov. 8, 2008
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