Taxon  Report   3585 
Festuca pratensis  Hudson
meadow fescue

Festuca pratensis
© 2008 Steve Matson
Festuca pratensis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Festuca pratensis
© 2012 Al Keuter
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Festuca
escaped cultivar
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + JM93
Alternate Names:
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TJM2: Festuca elatior var. pratensis
TJM2: Schedonorus pratensis
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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]. 2015. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Oct 10, 2015).

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