Taxon  Report   5396 
Melica geyeri  Bolander
Geyer's onion grass,  Geyer's oniongrass

Melica geyeri
© 2008 Keir Morse
Melica 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
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Melica
Subspecies and Varieties:
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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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Melica geyeri var. aristulata
 Information about  Melica geyeri  from other sources:

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.

Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

website references on Google

Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the
International Plants Names Index

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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 04, 2015).

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