Taxon  Report   9960 
Festuca ovina  L.
Sheep fescue
Festuca ovina, 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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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Festuca
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS
PLANTS accepted name: Festuca brevipila
PLANTS accepted name: Festuca brachyphylla ssp. brachyphylla
 
More information about  Festuca ovina
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Photos on CalPhotos / Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (FEOV)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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 29, 2016).

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