Calflora
Taxon  Report   5399    
Melica imperfecta  Trin.
California melic,  Coast range melic, Small flowered melica, Smallflower melicgrass
Melica imperfecta, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
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Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Melica

Habitat: slopes

Communities: Coastal Sage Scrub, Chaparral, Southern Oak Woodland, Foothill Woodland, Creosote Bush Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Melica imperfecta var. flexuosa
PLANTS: Melica imperfecta var. minor
PLANTS: Melica imperfecta var. refracta
More information about  Melica imperfecta

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 25, 2020).