Muhlenbergia rigens

  • Muhlenbergia rigens  deer grass
deer grass

A handsome bunchgrass to 3 feet round, with stiff flower spikes another 2 feet , they remain attractive in winter. This cool season grass is heat and drought tolerant needing little or no summer water. Sun or part shade, a good specimen plant, used in Indian baskets. One of the showiest natives, good for erosion control.