Taxon  Report   3581 
Festuca idahoensis  Elmer
Blue bunchgrass,  Blue fescue, Idaho fescue
Festuca idahoensis
© 2008 Keir Morse
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Festuca idahoensis
© 2008 Keir Morse
Festuca idahoensis
© 2013 Robert Steers/NPS
Festuca idahoensis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.

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Festuca idahoensis
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Festuca
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Wetlands:Occurs in wetlands in another region, but occurs almost always under natural conditions in non wetlands in California [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
AFFINITY to serpentine soil:   1.3 (weak indicator / indifferent)   [Safford et al 2005]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Festuca idahoensis ssp. roemeri
TJM2: Festuca roemeri var. klamathensis
TJM2: Festuca roemeri
More information about  Festuca idahoensis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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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: Dec 07, 2016).

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