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Taxon: Melica subulata (Griseb.) Scribn.

 
Genus: Melica
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Meliceae
Nomen number: 23975
Place of publication: Proc. Acad. Nat. Sci. Philadelphia 1885[37]:47. 1885
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 13-Sep-2010 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 05-Mar-2015
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 4 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Alaska oniongrass  (Source: F AlaskaAnd) - English
  • tapered oniongrass  (Source: F NAmer) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: forage; forage

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: United States [Alaska (s.)]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta (s.w.), British Columbia]
    • NORTH-CENTRAL U.S.A.: United States [South Dakota (Lawrence Co.)]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado (w.), Idaho, Montana (w.), Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]


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, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. (F Pacif NW)
  4. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  5. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association) Flora of the Great Plains. (F GPlains)
  6. Scoggan, H. J. The flora of Canada, 4 vol. (F Canada)
  7. Tzvelev, N. N. Zlaki SSSR. 1976 (Grass USSR)
  8. Welsh, S. L. Anderson's flora of Alaska and adjacent parts of Canada. (F AlaskaAnd)

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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=23975. Accessed 21 November 2018.