Deer grass or meadow muhly, a robust, perennial bunchgrass, grows 3-4 ft. high, with narrow, 2 ft. plumes rising above light-green blades. The plant resembles a small pampas grass.
Use Wildlife: Seeds are eaten by birds and small mammals. Foliage used for nesting and denning.
Interesting Foliage: yes
Deer Resistant: High
Water Use: Low
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Moist
Soil Description: Seasonally wet to dry soils.
Conditions Comments: Meadow muhly will attain mature size in one or two seasons.
Bloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: The bloom time varies over its range.
Size Class: 3-6 ft.