Taxon  Report   3588 
Festuca subulata  Trin.
Bearded fescue,  Nodding fescue
Festuca subulata
© 2008 Steve Matson
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Festuca subulata
© 2008 Steve Matson
Festuca subulata
© 2014 Molly Ferrell
Festuca subulata, 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 subulata
© 2008 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Festuca
Redwood Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Red Fir Forest
Wetlands:Usually occurs in non wetlands, but occasionally found in wetlands [U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service.]
Name Status:
Accepted by TJM2 + PLANTS + JM93
More information about  Festuca subulata
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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:   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2016).

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