Melica nitens (Scribn.) Nutt. ex Piper
Three-flower melic, Tall melicgrass, Threeflower melicgrass, Melicgrass
Poaceae (Grass Family)USDA Symbol: MENI
USDA Native Status: L48 (N)
Specimen & Label Data
Location: 14511 Star Cross Trail, Helotes, TX
Habitat: Under Juniperus ashei at edge of woods. Good morning sun. Soil rocky, but with good humus and dirt.
Description: Stems mostly 100 cm long,but plant slumps over. Sheaths hairless, or nearly so. Infloresence an open panicle, 10-26 cm long. Spikelets 8-15 mm long, with 1-4 seed bearing florets. Tip of second floret exceeds the tip of the first.
Collector: Mike Fox
Collection Date: Apr 29, 1995
Specimen number: 156
Herbarium Owner: NPSOT
Herbarium ID: 1020
Accession Date: May 23, 1995
Accession Number: 82 Annotations: SXFRB (In fruit)