[Melicgrasses and Oniongrasses: The Genus Melica East of the Cascade Mountains of Oregon and Washington]

Oniongrass

Melica bulbosa

Synonyms: Melica bella, Melica bella ssp. intonsa, Melica bulbosa var. bulbosa

Oniongrass: Melica bulbosa (Synonyms: Melica bella, Melica bella ssp. intonsa, Melica bulbosa var. bulbosa)

Oniongrass as seen along Colockum Pass Road to the northeast of Ellensburg, WA.............July 7, 2012.

Close-up of the inflorescence of Oniongrass: Melica bulbosa (Synonyms: Melica bella, Melica bella ssp. intonsa, Melica bulbosa var. bulbosa)

Inflorescence of Oniongrass: Melica bulbosa (Synonyms: Melica bella, Melica bella ssp. intonsa, Melica bulbosa var. bulbosa)

Oniongrass: Melica bulbosa (Synonyms: Melica bella, Melica bella ssp. intonsa, Melica bulbosa var. bulbosa)

Oniongrass as seen along Colockum Pass Road to the northeast of Ellensburg, WA.............July 7, 2012.

Paul Slichter