The Tortoise Club

Plant Name:

Deer Grass

Latin Name:

Muhlenbergia rigens

Plant Type:


Edible Part:

Entire Plant


Muhlenbergia rigens, commonly known as deergrass, is a warm season perennial bunchgrass. It is found in sandy or well-drained soils below 7,000 feet in elevation in the Southwestern United States and parts of Mexico.