Calflora
Taxon  Report   12865    
Schizachne purpurascens  (Torr.) Swallen  
(no longer an active name)
False melic
Schizachne purpurascens, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California.
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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Schizachne

Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Avena torreyi
PLANTS: Melica purpurascens
PLANTS: Schizachne purpurascens var. pubescens
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NOTE: Schizachne purpurascens is no longer an active name.
More information about  Schizachne purpurascens
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 20, 2020).