Robert W. Freckmann Herbarium


  Muhlenbergia richardsonis (Trin.) Rydb. image
Photographer: Emmet J. Judziewicz           

Botanical Illustration

Emmet J. Judziewicz
Family Poaceae
Muhlenbergia richardsonis (Trin.) Rydb.
mat muhly, soft-leaf muhly
Muhlenbergia: after Gotthilf Heinrich E. Muhlenberg (1753-1815). Born in Trappe, Pennsylvania, educated in Halle, Germany, after returning to US., devoted his leisure hours to the study of the natural sciences, botany in particular.
richardsonis: for Sir John Richardson (1787-1865, its discoverer), Scottish naturalist and boreal and artic North American explorer
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Status: Endangered
Plant: perennial grass
(Glossary)

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Muhlenbergia squarrosa (Trin.) Rydb.

         
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