Selected Plants of Navajo Rangelands
(a.k.a. wickiup grass)
Sandhill muhly, often found in or near blowout or dune areas on sandy sites, is a perennial bunchgrass 4 to 24 inches tall. It often forms large, rounded clumps or rings, dying out in the center. It reproduces by rhizomes and seed. Sandhill muhly has little value as forage for livestock or wild grazers. It is effective in controlling wind erosion in very sandy areas.
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