Melica Subulata, or more commonly know as Alaska Oniongrass, is a graminoid with green foliage and yellow flowers of the genus Melica. It has a moderate growth rate and a height of 3.3 feet at maturity. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. It's active growth period is spring, blooms during mid spring, is tolerant of shade and is routinely available commercially. Melica Subulata or Alaska Oniongrass's floral region is North America US Lower 48 and Alaska, specifically in the states of Alaska, California, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, South Dakota, Washington and Wyoming.
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