Taxon  Report   3584 
Festuca occidentalis  Hook.
Western fescue
Festuca occidentalis
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Festuca occidentalis
© 2011 Steve Matson
Festuca occidentalis
© 2011 Steve Matson
Festuca occidentalis, 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 occidentalis
© 2008 Keir Morse
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Festuca
Communities:
Redwood Forest, Mixed Evergreen Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
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PLANTS: Festuca ovina var. polyphylla
More information about  Festuca occidentalis
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Original Publication citation (ITIS)

USDA PLANTS Profile (FEOC)

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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: Jun 27, 2016).

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