Calflora
Taxon  Report   5398    
Melica harfordii  Bol.
Harford melic,  Harford's melica, Harford's oniongrass
Melica harfordii, 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: Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Yellow Pine Forest
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Melica harfordii var. minor
More information about  Melica harfordii
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (MEHA2)


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: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 15, 2019).