CNPS.ORG Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants - 7th edition interface
v7-18mar 3-19-18
Status: record melica_spectabilis - Wed, Dec. 1, 2021, 11:46 ET b
Melica spectabilis
common namepurple onion grass
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familyPoaceae
life form rhizomatous herb
CA Rare Plant Rank
List 4.3
LIST 4: Limited distribution (Watch List).
     0.3: Not very endangered in California
state rank
S4      ranking system key
global rank
G5     G5: demonstrably secure to ineradicable
Where did the "RED" code go?
CA state listingNone  
federal listingNone  
where found
MAPS - Use v8 link below.

Counties, states, regions:
El Dorado (ELD), Glenn (GLE), Humboldt (HUM), Mendocino (MEN), Mono (MNO), Modoc (MOD), Napa (NAP), Nevada (NEV), Siskiyou (SIS), Trinity (TRI), Colorado (CO), Idaho (ID), Montana (MT), Nevada (NV), Oregon (OR), Utah (UT), Washington (WA), Wyoming (WY)
  • Pending additional quad-level data, only county data are being provided for List 4 plants.
A reminder: Species not recorded for a given area may nonetheless be present, especially where favorable conditions occur.
CNPS habitats•Lower montane coniferous forest (LCFrs)
•Meadows and seeps (Medws)
•Upper montane coniferous forest (UCFrs)/mesic
blooming period May-Jul  
elevation range1200 - 2600 meters
full nameMelica spectabilis Scribn.
Version 8    INVENTORY VERSION 8 interface for this taxon, including GIS and more links

Additional information:
standard acronym  MESP Element Code  PMPOA3X0G0
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Suggested citation: California Native Plant Society (CNPS). 2018. Inventory of Rare and Endangered Plants (online edition, v7-18mar). California Native Plant Society. Sacramento, CA. Accessed on Wed, Dec. 1, 2021 from http://www.cnps.org/inventory

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