Taxon  Report   11688 
Festuca microstachys  Nutt.
Small fescue
Festuca microstachys
© 2004 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
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Festuca microstachys
© 2011 Steve Matson
Festuca microstachys
© 2002 Dean Wm. Taylor
Festuca microstachys, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California and is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Festuca microstachys
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Festuca
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Festuca arida
TJM2: Vulpia microstachys var. pauciflora
TJM2: Vulpia microstachys var. microstachys
TJM2: Vulpia microstachys var. confusa
TJM2: Vulpia microstachys var. ciliata
TJM2: Festuca tracyi
TJM2: Festuca reflexa
TJM2: Festuca pacifica
TJM2: Festuca microstachys var. simulans
TJM2: Festuca microstachys var. pauciflora
TJM2: Festuca microstachys var. ciliata
TJM2: Festuca grayi
TJM2: Festuca eastwoodiae
TJM2: Festuca confusa
TJM2: Vulpia microstachys
More information about  Festuca microstachys
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Photos and ID tips from PlantID.net

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Suggested Citation
Calflora: Information on California plants for education, research and conservation,
with data contributed by public and private institutions and individuals, including the Consortium of California Herbaria.
[web application]. 2016. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Aug 24, 2016).

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