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Re: Ornamental grass/bamboo

I think perhaps the reference was made not to the Gulf Muhly but the Bamboo  
Muhly, Muhlenbergia dumosa.  This is not a bamboo, it's a grass....just  
called that due to it's growth habit and form.  
_http://www.mswn.com/MSWNmassesofgrasses.htm_ (http://www.mswn.com/MSWNmassesofgrasses.htm)     Not the best 
picture of the Bamboo muhly...I'll find another if I can, or I can  send one to 
anyone interested.  
 This website does have a picture of the Gulf Coast Muhly that I  thought you 
were talking about Kitty.....Muhlenbergia capillaris.   Hm...shows how common 
names can be misleading.  I think this is a different  species from what you 
have, isnt' it??  This one looks best in mass with  it's red tips.
zone 9
Texas Gulf Coast
In a message dated 5/18/2005 11:02:16 PM Central Standard Time,  
gardenchat-owner@hort.net writes:

No, I  meant Gulf Muhly Grass, Muhlenbergia capillaris,  isn't a bamboo;  it's
a grass, isn't it?

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