Taxon  Report   9964 
Festuca saximontana  Rydb.  var. saximontana 
Rocky mountain fescue
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Festuca saximontana var. saximontana, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California.

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Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Festuca
Parent Record Festuca saximontana
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ICPN accepted name: Festuca saximontana
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PLANTS: Festuca brachyphylla var. rydbergii
PLANTS: Festuca ovina var. rydbergii
PLANTS: Festuca ovina var. saximontana
PLANTS: Festuca saximontana var. robertsiana
More information about  Festuca saximontana var. saximontana
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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available:   (Accessed: Jun 24, 2018).

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