Taxon  Report   10107 
Melica californica  Scribn.  var. californica   (not an active name)
California melicgrass
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Melica californica var. californica, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is endemic (limited) to California.

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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Melica
Parent Record Melica californica
Foothill Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
Habitat: slopes, ridges
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NOTE: Melica californica var. californica is not an active name in the Calflora species table.
More information about  Melica californica var. californica
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jun 20, 2018).

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