Clammyweed

LATIN NAME
Muhlenbergia asperifolia

LONGEVITY
Annual

SEASON
Cool

ORIGIN
Native

DETAILS
• Also known as “Shame-vine,” the leaves are sensitive to touch. They will fold into a closed position when disturbed.
• Grows 1-2 feet tall.
• Flowers May to August.
• The stems have “Catclaw” like prickles.
• Palatable to livestock. Quail will readily eat the seed.
• This plant is an important indicator plant of range condition, decreasing when overgrazed.
• Occurs on dry, rocky, or sandy soils.

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