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Melica spectabilis
purple oniongrass Grass Family
Melica spectabilis Poaceae
common name
  purple oniongrass
accepted scientific name
  Melica spectabilis Scribn.
rules for finding collection records
  Bromelica spectabilis (12)
  Melica spectabilis (1041)
family name
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

grid lines base