Taxon  Report   10108 
Melica geyeri  Munro  var. geyeri 
Geyer's oniongrass
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Melica geyeri var. geyeri, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Melica geyeri var. geyeri
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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Melica
Parent Record Melica geyeri
Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.2 (weak indicator / indifferent)   [Safford et al 2005]
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ICPN accepted name: Melica geyeri
More information about  Melica geyeri var. geyeri
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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: May 27, 2018).

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