Taxon  Report   11690 
Festuca octoflora  Walter
Sixweeks grass
Festuca octoflora
© 2013 Robert Steers/NPS
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Festuca octoflora
© 2005 Steve Matson
Festuca octoflora
© 2010 James M. Andre
Festuca octoflora, 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 octoflora
© 2009 Neal Kramer
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Festuca
Wetlands: Occurs in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2
PLANTS accepted name: Vulpia octoflora var. octoflora
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Festuca octoflora ssp. hirtella
TJM2: Vulpia octoflora var. hirtella
TJM2: Vulpia octoflora
TJM2: Vulpia octoflora var. octoflora
More information about  Festuca octoflora
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria


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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Feb 25, 2018).

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