Taxon  Report   5395    
Melica fugax  Bol.
Little oniongrass,  Small melic, Small onion grass
Melica fugax, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Melica
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Melica fugax ssp. madophylla
PLANTS: Melica fugax var. inexpansa
PLANTS: Melica fugax var. macbridei
More information about  Melica fugax
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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:   (Accessed: Feb 16, 2020).