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Taxon: Melica imperfecta Trin.

 
Genus: Melica
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Meliceae
Nomen number: 23958
Place of publication: Mém. Acad. Imp. Sci. Saint-Pétersbourg, Sér. 6, Sci. Math., Seconde Pt. Sci. Nat. 4,2(1):59. 1836
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 13-Sep-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 2 (2 active, 2 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Common names:

  • California melic  (Source: Grass US) - English
  • little California melic  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage; forage

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California, Nevada (s.)]
    • NORTHERN MEXICO: Mexico [Baja Norte]


References:

  1. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  2. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California. 1993 (F CalifJep)
  3. Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. (Grass US)
  4. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  5. Wiggins, I. L. Flora of Baja California. (F Baja)

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Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=23958. Accessed 14 November 2018.