Muhlenbergia reverchonii Undaunted
Photo courtesy of Mountain States Wholesale Nursery

seep muhly

This plant grows well in the following regions:

  • SMSierra and Coastal Mountains
  • CVCentral Valley
  • DTDesert
  • NCNorth and Central Coast
  • SCSouth Coast
Map of regions (click to enlarge)
map of California regions


Seep muhly is similar in appearance to Muhlenbergia capillaris, another non-invasive alternative, but is smaller and blooms earlier in the fall with softer pink flowers. It is considerably more cold hardy than Muhlenbergia capillaris.

Grows 2 ft. tall and wide. Very resilient. Handles dry, rocky limestone soils as well as moist clay soils. Very resistant to browsing by deer and other animals. Great for incorporating into a meadow or planting around water features or seeps.

Sun needs:

  • Full sun
  • Partial sun

Water needs:

  • Medium water
  • Low water
Water needs information from WUCOLS unless otherwise noted

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Note: Water needs information from Mountain State Wholesale Nursery