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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.
Accessions: 4 (1 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (Map)

Autonyms (not in current use), synonyms and invalid designations:

(≡ homotypic synonym, = heterotypic synonym, - autonym, I invalid designation)

Common names:

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

Economic Importance:

  • Animal food: 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. 1993-. Flora of North America.
  2. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California
  3. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. 1955-1969. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest.
  4. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. 1998. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2
  5. McGregor, R. L. et al. (The Great Plains Flora Association). 1986. Flora of the Great Plains. Note: mentions
  6. Scoggan, H. J. 1978-1979. The flora of Canada, 4 vol.
  7. Tzvelev, N. N. 1976. Zlaki SSSR Note: mentions
  8. Welsh, S. L. 1974. Anderson's flora of Alaska and adjacent parts of Canada.

Check other web resources for Melica subulata (Griseb.) Scribn. :


Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2020. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=23975. Accessed 1 April 2020.