Taxon  Report   10109 
Melica stricta  Bol.  var. stricta 
Rock melicgrass
Melica stricta var. stricta, 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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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Melica
Parent Record Melica stricta
Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Bristle-cone Pine Forest
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More information about  Melica stricta var. stricta
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: Mar 22, 2018).

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