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Re: Ornamental grass/bamboo

  • To: gardenchat@hort.net
  • Subject: Re: [CHAT]Ornamental grass/bamboo
  • From: "Chapel Ridge Wal Mart National Hearing Center" 4042N15@nationalhearing.com
  • Date: Thu, 19 May 2005 11:11:58 -0600
  • References: <17433675.1116517602562.JavaMail.root@sniper4>

Since I don't have access, I'm not sure what part of the common name, Gulf
Coast Muhly Grass, appears to be misleading.  All I know is that the pics
I've seen at PDN of Muhlenbergia capillaris make me want it, especially
those red tips.

I may try to look at it tonight, but from the time I get off work tonight
until late Saturday I'm going to be pretty busy.  Like Marty, our MG plant
sale is Saturday and there is lots to do.

I am working on internet access here; an awkward combination of 2 computers.


----- Original Message ----- 
From: <TeichFlora@aol.com>
To: <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Thursday, May 19, 2005 9:44 AM
Subject: Re: [CHAT]Ornamental grass/bamboo

> I think perhaps the reference was made not to the Gulf Muhly but the
> 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
> were talking about Kitty.....Muhlenbergia capillaris.   Hm...shows how
> names can be misleading.  I think this is a different  species from what
> have, isnt' it??  This one looks best in mass with  it's red tips.
> Noreen
> 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;
> a grass, isn't it?
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