Distribution by County   5394    
Melica frutescens  Scribn.
Heligrass,   Tall melica,   Woody melicgrass
Melica frutescens, a monocot, is a perennial grasslike herb that is native to California, and also found elsewhere in western North America.

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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: 06/24/2022).