Taxon  Report   5403    
Melica subulata  (Griseb.) Scribn.
Alaska melic,  Alaska onion grass, Alaska oniongrass
Melica subulata, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Melica
Habitat: streambanks

Communities: Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Melica subulata var. subulata
More information about  Melica subulata
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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: Apr 01, 2020).