Wirestem Muhly

Muhlenbergia frondosa

Photo of Wirestem Muhly
Photo by Dr. John Meade, weed scientist emeritus
Rutgers NJAES Cooperative Extension

Wirestem Muhly is a very robust perennial grass related to nimblewill but much larger. The best identification characteristic is the overlapping scales of the rhizome. A weed problem in Warren and Hunterdon Counties in field crops.

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  1. Rutgers
  2. Executive Dean of Agriculture and Natural Resources
  3. School of Environmental and Biological Sciences