Scientific Name -
Muhlenbergia schreberi J. F. Gmel.
Family - Gramineae
Delicate perennial with a reclining growth habit. Leaves very narrow, short, and hairless. Leaf collars hairy. Ligule a short jagged membrane. Sheaths smooth. Panicle narrow, with ascending branches. Reproduces by seed. Thrives in moist, shady sites. Often confused with bermudagrass. Found in the northeast, southeast and midwest United States. Also found in Canada and Mexico.