Melica aristata

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Melica aristata


Taxonavigation: Poales 
Classification System: APG IV

Superregnum: Eukaryota
Regnum: Plantae
Cladus: Angiosperms
Cladus: Monocots
Cladus: Commelinids
Ordo: Poales

Familia: Poaceae
Subfamilia: Pooideae
Tribus: Meliceae
Genus: Melica
Species: Melica aristata


Melica aristata Thurb. ex Bol., 1870


  • Homotypic
    • Bromelica aristata (Thurb. ex Bol.) Farw. in Rhodora 21: 77 (1919)


Native distribution areas:
  • Continental: Northern America
    • Regional: Western USA
      • California, Nevada, Oregon, Washington
    • Introduced into:
      • Kentucky

References: Brummitt, R.K. 2001. TDWG – World Geographical Scheme for Recording Plant Distributions, 2nd Edition


Primary references[edit]

Additional references[edit]

  • Flora of North America Editorial Committee (2007). Flora of North America North of Mexico 24: 1-908. Oxford University Press, New York, Oxford.


Vernacular names[edit]

English:  bearded melicgrass
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