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Bamboo Muhly, Faury Bamboo
Scientific Name: Muhlenbergia dumosa Scribn. ex Vasey
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Family: Poaceae
Bamboo Muhly, Faury Bamboo (Muhlenbergia  dumosa)
Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States. USDA Misc. Publ. No. 200. Washington, DC. 1950
Recommended Temperature Zone:
sunset: 8-24
USDA: 8-11

Sun Exposure: Full sun or light shade

Origin: USA (southern Arizona), northwestern Mexico, from 7000 to 8000 feet elevation (2100-2400 m)

Growth Habits: Perennial grass, fast growing up to 3 to 6 feet tall (90-180 cm); fine textured foliage that reminds of a bamboo

Watering Needs: Grows much better with summer water, tolerates low water

Propagation: Spreads slowly from underground rhizome, division, seeds


A tea made with its leaves is supposed to have medicinal properties.

Bamboo Muhly, Faury Bamboo (Muhlenbergia  dumosa)

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