Muh·​len·​ber·​gia | \ ˌmyülənˈbərjēə \

Definition of Muhlenbergia

: a genus of slender often wiry perennial American and Asiatic grasses with small spikelets and capillary awns of some importance in the western U.S. as forage

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History and Etymology for Muhlenbergia

New Latin, from Gotthilf H. E. Mühlenberg †1815 American clergyman and botanist + New Latin -ia

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“Muhlenbergia.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 20 Oct. 2021.

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