favicon Wildflower Identification Website.        Search for wildflowers by location, color, shape and time.       Click here for Instructions.       Login
Search Results
Melica spectabilis
purple oniongrass Grass Family
Melica spectabilis Poaceae
--more--
common name
  purple oniongrass
accepted scientific name
  Melica spectabilis Scribn.
rules for finding collection records
  Bromelica spectabilis (12)
  Melica spectabilis (1041)
family name
  Poaceae
Image Author: ©2009 Trent M. Draper
Image License: Author's permission
Image Source Image Source
Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Grass
Plant Observed last week of May thru end of August
Native to western North America

How Likely at this Location (32%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
Links to Plant Photos
Wikimedia Commons (9)
Cal Photos (8)
base map where plant found
mag select

Meadow
Forest
Riparian
Rocky
Grassland
grid lines base