Melica stricta var. stricta

Treatment appears in FNA Volume 24. Treatment on page 98.

Sheaths usually purplish, becoming dark brown. Glumes 3-4 mm wide; paleas about 1/2 the length of the lemmas; anthers 1-2 mm.


Melica stricta var. stricta is the more widespread of the two varieties, growing throughout the range of the species except in the mountains of southern California.

Selected References


Lower Taxa