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Melica altissima

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B and T World Seeds' reference number: 550601

The average, annual, minimum temperature zone where Melica altissima is cold hardy
USDA Zone:5 -20° to -10°F   (-29° to -23.5°C)
Type of plant - perennial
Flower or inflorescence: to 25x2.5cm. panicle, dense, erect, oblong spikelets to 1cm. long
Foliage: to 23 cm., scabrous, ligules to 5mm.
Height, in meters: 1.5
Height, in feet: 4.95
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Common names for Melica altissima:

Siberian Melic, 


Melica altissima is included in the following
B and T World Seeds flowering plant categories.

19:   Everlasting and Dried Flower Seeds Australian and Other
43:   Herbaceous Border Plant Seed List
44:   Cut flowers Commercial and other Recommended Varieties
72:   Russian Native and Introduced Plants (Central)
77:   Central European Native and Introduced Plants
102:   Eastern European Native Plant Seed List
118:   Siberian Native Plant Seed List
145:   Grasses Seed List
Mainly low growing herbage with blade like leaves, for all Gramineae see list 713
185:   Plant Species whose germination is improved by Smoke
"Smoke" contains a butenolide compound produced by certain plants when heated, it speeds up or starts the germination of seeds from many different genera.
408:  Gramineae
568:  Poaceae


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