Taxon  Report   5403 
Melica subulata  (Gris.) Scribner
Alaska melic,  Alaska onion grass, Alaska oniongrass

Melica subulata
© 2013 Robert Steers/NPS
Melica subulata
© 2013 Robert Steers/NPS
Melica subulata
© 2010 Robert Steers/NPS
Melica subulata, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Melica subulata
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Melica
Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
Habitat: streambanks [Walker]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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Location Suitability

Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.


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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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: Dec 01, 2015).

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