Graphephorum melicoides (Michx.) Desv.
Common Name: TRISETUM
Synonym: Trisetum melicoides
Coefficient of Conservatism: 10
Coefficient of Wetness: -3
Wetness Index: FACW
Physiognomy: Nt P-Grass

Graphephorum melicoides florets & rachilla B. S. Walters florets & rachilla

Trisetum melicoides of Michigan Flora.

Gravelly, often marly or rocky shores, swales, cedar swamps, river banks, fens and fen margins; rather local.

This is a very uncommon species, encountered with any frequency only in the Straits area. Most southern Michigan records are old. See Finot et al. (2005) for the recognition of Graphephorum.



Cheboygan County
Chippewa County
    Only on Drummond Island
Delta County
Emmet County
Genesee County
Hillsdale County
Ingham County
Ionia County
Kent County
Keweenaw County
Mackinac County
Macomb County
Marquette County
Oakland County
Presque Isle County
Washtenaw County


MICHIGAN FLORA ONLINE. A. A. Reznicek, E. G. Voss, & B. S. Walters. February 2011. University of Michigan. Web. June 25, 2022.