Taxon  Report   3586 
Festuca rubra  L.
red fescue
Festuca rubra, a monocot, is a perennial herb that is native to California and is also found elsewhere in North America and beyond.
 

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Festuca rubra
© Virginia Moore 1999 California Academy of Sciences
Festuca rubra
© 2013 Robert Steers/NPS
Festuca rubra
© 2008 Steve Matson
Communities:
Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest, Lodgepole Forest, Subalpine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities), wetland-riparian
Wetlands:Equally likely to occur in wetlands or non wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Festuca
Subspecies and Varieties:
Festuca rubra ssp. arenaria
Festuca rubra ssp. pruinosa
Festuca rubra ssp. rubra
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Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
 
 Information about  Festuca rubra  from other sources:
USDA PLANTS Profile (FERU2)

Nursery availability and horticultural info on CNPLX

Photos on CalPhotos / Flickr / Google Images

website references on Google

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)

Search the Lady Bird Johnson Wildflower Center

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: Nov 28, 2014).

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