Melica imperfecta flexulosa seed
Melica imperfecta
Common Name California Melic, Smallflower Melicgrass, Coast Range Melic Grass
Latin Name Melica imperfecta
Native Habitat Oak forests
Soil Dry, decomposed granite, sand, clay loam low in organic content, well drained
Water None to once per month
Height X Width 2 feet by 8 inches
Protective Mechanism None
Leaves Bright green narrow blade clump grass
Garden Suitability Mountain
Ornamental Value Clump grass, prefers shade, does well under large trees
Nature Value Browse
Native American Uses Medicinal
Links  
    Data http://www.plant-supplies.com/plants/melicaimperfecta.htm
    Images and data http://jrbpgrasses.blogspot.com/2006/04/three-melics-compared-melica-torreyana.html
    Images and data http://www.crescentbloom.com/Plants/Specimen/ME/Melica%20imperfecta.htm
    Distribution map http://www.calflora.org/cgi-bin/species_query.cgi?where-calrecnum=5399
    Seeds http://www.cnplx.info/nplx/species?taxon=Melica+imperfecta
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