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Melica nutans

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Melica nutans

Melica nutans, known as mountain melick,<ref name=BSBI07>Template:Cite web</ref> is a grass species in the Poaceae family, native to European, Eurasian, and Asian forests.<ref name=efloras>Template:Cite web</ref>

Description

The grass has slender creeping rhizomes. The culms are Template:Convert tall.<ref name=efloras/> It inflorescence is comprised out of 5–15 fertile spikelets, which are both oblong and compressed, with the length of Template:Convert. They are comprise out of 2-3 fertile florets that are diminished at the apex. The florets are Template:Convert long and are elliptic. Flowers have 3 anthers which are Template:Convert in length. Glumes are thinner than fertile lemma with the lower one being of Template:Convert which is one length of upper one.<ref>Template:Cite web</ref>

Habitat

It is found at Template:Convert of elevation, in shady and hillside habitats.<ref name=efloras/>

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