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Melica imperfecta

California Melic.

Santa Margarita, CA
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Escondido, CA
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California Melic is a two feet high delicate perennial grass. In inland areas commonly on east/north slope, in part shade, under trees and shrubs, Pinus sabiniana, Quercus agrifolia, in oak woodland/chaparral. A medium green, grass that is noticeable when several plants are grouped together. Wonderful under trees in a woodland garden. Give limited water in summer to keep it green or allow to go dormant. We have the reflexed form in our area. Melic (common name, Melic, derives from a longer name in Greek for grass).



Melica imperfecta's foliage type is stressdeciduous.
Melica imperfecta's flower color is na.

Communities for Melica imperfecta:Chaparral, Creosote Bush Scrub, Coastal Sage Scrub, Pinyon-Juniper Woodland, Southern Oak Woodland and Central Oak Woodland.

ph: 6.00 to 7.50
usda: 7 to 10
height[m]: 0.30 to 0.50
width[m]: 0.10 to 0.30
rainfall[cm]: 50.00 to 120.00

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