Deer Muhly Details

Deer Muhly

  • Botanical Name: Muhlenbergia rigens
  • Plant Type: Ornamental Grass
  • Light Requirement: Full Sun, Partial Shade
  • Water Demand: Low
  • Landscape Use: Deer Resistant, Border - Mixed
  • Ornamental Value: Blue-Green
  • Native/Adapted: Native
  • Wildlife Value: Birds
  • Season: Summer, Fall, Winter
  • Deciduous/Evergreen: Deciduous
  • Plant Form: Rounded
  • Plant Spread: 3'
  • Plant Height: 3'


Low-mounding clump grass that holds its round shape. Grows in seasonally wet to dry soils. Produces feathery seed heads that stand 2 feet above foliage.

Deer Muhly Photos