Taxon: Melica nitens (Scribn.) Nutt. ex Piper

 
Genus: Melica
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
  Subfamily: Pooideae
      Tribe: Meliceae
Nomen number: 70438
Place of publication: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 32:387. 1905
Name Verified on: 13-Sep-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Sep-2010
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 9 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • three-flower melic  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Distributional Range:

    Native:

  • Northern America

    • North-Central U.S.A.: United States - Illinois, - Iowa, - Kansas, - Minnesota, - Missouri, - Oklahoma, - Wisconsin
    • Northeastern U.S.A.: United States - Indiana, - Ohio, - Pennsylvania, - West Virginia
    • Northern Mexico: Mexico - Nuevo Leon, - Tamaulipas
    • Northwestern U.S.A.: United States - Colorado
    • South-Central U.S.A.: United States - New Mexico, - Texas
    • Southeastern U.S.A.: United States - Alabama, - Arkansas, - Kentucky, - Maryland, - North Carolina, - Tennessee, - Virginia

References:

  • Beetle, A. A. Las Gramineas de Mexico. 1983 (Grass Mex)
  • FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. 1993- (F NAmer)
  • McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. 1986 (F GPlains)
  • Mejía-Saulés, M. T. & P. Dávila A. Gramíneas Útiles de México. Cuad. Inst. Biol. 16. 1992 (Grass Util Mex)
  • Yatskievych, G. Steyermark's Flora of Missouri, revised edition. 1999- (F Missouri ed2)

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