Taxon  Report   10107    
Melica californica  Scribn.  var. californica   
(no longer an active name)
California melicgrass
Melica californica var. californica, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, and is endemic (limited) to California.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Melica
Parent: Melica californica
Habitat: slopes, ridges

Communities: Foothill Woodland, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

NOTE: Melica californica var. californica is no longer an active name.
More information about  Melica californica var. californica
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Consortium of California Herbaria

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Sep 22, 2019).