False Melic Schizachne purpurascens (Torrey) SwallenEndangered (MD)  -  S1 (Highly state rare)  -  Western MD only  Synonyms: Purple Oat.


False Melic is a very rare grass that is only found in the mountains of western Maryland (Terrell & Peterson, 2009).

There are 9 records in the project database.

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