Taxon  Report   5401 
Melica stricta  Bolander
Nodding melic,  nodding melica, rock melicgrass

Melica stricta
© 2004 Steve Matson
Melica 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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Melica stricta
© 2005 Aaron Schusteff
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Melica
Subspecies and Varieties:
Sagebrush Scrub, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Northern Juniper Woodland, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Bristle-cone Pine Forest
Distribution by County 

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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Melica stricta var. albicaulis
 Information about  Melica stricta  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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Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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 05, 2015).

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