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Medium Energy Ion Composition Analyzer

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Melica
Melica is a genus of perennial grasses known generally as melic or melic grass. They are found in most temperate regions of the world. They are clumping grasses with long, erect stems bearing spikelets of papery grass flowers. Some species of melic have corms and are sometimes called oniongrass. Selected species: ⁕Melica altissima - Siberian melic grass ⁕Melica animarum ⁕Melica argentata ⁕Melica argyrea ⁕Melica aristata - bearded melic grass ⁕Melica arzivencoi ⁕Melica bocquetii ⁕Melica bonariensis ⁕Melica brasiliana ⁕Melica bulbosa - oniongrass ⁕Melica californica - California melic grass ⁕Melica ciliata - hairy melic, silky spike melic ⁕Melica fugax - little oniongrass ⁕Melica geyeri - Geyer's oniongrass ⁕Melica harfordii - Harford's oniongrass ⁕Melica imperfecta - smallflower melic ⁕Melica longiflora ⁕Melica montezumae - Montezuma melic ⁕Melica mutica - two-flower melic grass ⁕Melica nitens - three-flower melic grass ⁕Melica nutans - mountain melic; nodding melic ⁕Melica picta ⁕Melica porteri ⁕Melica secunda ⁕Melica serrana ⁕Melica smithii - Smith's melicgrass ⁕Melica spartinoides ⁕Melica spectabilis - purple oniongrass ⁕Melica stricta - rock melic grass ⁕Melica stuckertii ⁕Melica subflava

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