Patagonia Wildflowers
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Melica rigida
Melica rigida
Grass Family
Melica rigida Poaceae
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common name
accepted scientific name
  •Melica rigida Cav.
rules for finding collection records
  •Melica rigida (85)
  •Melica brasiliana (98)
family name
  • Poaceae
Image Author: Miguel A. Casado
Image License: CC BY-NC
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Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Grass
Plant Observed 2nd week of September thru 1st week of February

How Likely at this Location (32%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
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Flora de Santa Catarina (11)
Flora Uruguay (3)
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