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Inland Muilla
Muilla transmontana
About Inland Muilla (Muilla transmontana) 0 Nurseries Carry This Plant Muilla transmontana is a species of flowering plant known by the common name Inland muilla. It is native to sections of the Great Basin in Nevada and in California east of the major mountain ranges. It grows in mountain forest and scrubby high desert and plateau habitat. It is a perennial plant growing from a corm and producing an erect flowering stem up to half a meter tall. The onionlike leaves at the base of the stem are 20 to 60 centimeters long. The flowering stem bears an umbel-shaped array of 12 to 30 flowers on pedicels up to 3 centimeters long. Each flower has six tepals which are white, turning pale purple as they dry, and just under a centimeter in length. At the center of the flower are six erect stamens with filaments expanded at the base and fused into a low cup around the gynoecium.
Plant Description
Plant Type
Plant Type
Perennial herb

1.6 ft tall

Flower Color
Flower Color

Landscaping Information
Natural Setting
Annual Precipitation: 4.2" - 69.4", Summer Precipitation: 0.42" - 2.04", Coldest Month: 26.6" - 54.9", Hottest Month: 55.3" - 85.6", Humidity: 1.05" - 39.67", Elevation: 1056" - 7866"

Alternative Names
Common Names: Great Basin Muilla

Sources include: Wikipedia. All text shown in the "About" section of these pages is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License. Plant observation data provided by the participants of the California Consortia of Herbaria, Sunset information provided by Jepson Flora Project. Propogation from seed information provided by the Santa Barbara Botanical Garden from "Seed Propagation of Native California Plants" by Dara E. Emery. Sources of plant photos include CalPhotos, Wikimedia Commons, and independent plant photographers who have agreed to share their images with Calscape. Other general sources of information include Calflora, CNPS Manual of Vegetation Online, Jepson Flora Project, Las Pilitas, Theodore Payne, Tree of Life, The Xerces Society, and information provided by CNPS volunteer editors, with special thanks to Don Rideout. Climate data used in creation of plant range maps is from PRISM Climate Group, Oregon State University, using 30 year (1981-2010) annual "normals" at an 800 meter spatial resolution.

Links:   Jepson eFlora Taxon Page  CalPhotos  Wikipedia  Calflora

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