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Melica nitens
shining oniongrass Grass Family
Melica nitens Poaceae
common names
  shining oniongrass
  threeflower melicgrass
  threeflower melic
accepted scientific name
  Melica nitens (Scribn.) Nutt. ex Piper
rules for finding collection records
  Melica nitens (607)
  Melica scabra (0)
family name
Image Author: ©2006 John R. Gwaltney, Southeastern Flora
Image License: Author's permission
Image Source
Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Grass
Plant Observed 3rd week of March thru end of August

How Likely at this Location (22%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
Links to Plant Photos
Southeastern Flora (15)
Wikimedia Commons (1)
Virginia Digital Atlas (1)
base map where plant found
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grid lines base