Taxon  Report   3576 
Festuca arundinacea  Schreber
Alta Fescue,  Reed Fescue, tall fescue
Festuca arundinacea , a monocot, is a perennial herb that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

The California Invasive Plant Council classifies its potential impact on native ecosystems as moderate (plant profile / CalWeedMapper ).

 

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Festuca arundinacea
© 2008 Keir Morse
Festuca arundinacea
© 2008 Steve Matson
Community: wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Festuca
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
PLANTS: accepted name: Schedonorus arundinaceus
Other Names:
(according to)

TJM2: Festuca elatior
TJM2: Lolium arundinaceum
TJM2: Schedonorus arundinaceus
TJM2: Schedonorus phoenix
 Information about  Festuca arundinacea  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (SCPH)

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

UC Integrated Pest Management Weed Photo Gallery
(profile of this plant as an agricultural weed)

Jepson eFlora (TJM2)

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation. on the International Plants Names Index

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

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]. 2014. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 31, 2014).

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