Melica smithii (Porter ex A.Gray) Vasey  
Family: Poaceae
Smith's melic grass
[Avena smithii Porter ex A.Gray, Bromelica smithii (Porter ex A.Gray) Farw.]
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Etymology: Melica: from the Greek name melike deriving from mel, "honey," and applied to a kind of sorghum or other plant with sweet sap
Plants: perennial grass
Conservation Status: Endangered
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