Calflora
Taxon  Report   9121 
Festuca saximontana  Rydb.
Rocky mountain fescue
Festuca saximontana
© 2008 Steve Matson
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Festuca saximontana, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California.

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Festuca saximontana
© 2008 Steve Matson
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Festuca
Subspecies and Varieties:
Communities:
Subalpine Forest, Bristle-cone Pine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS + JM93
Alternate Names:
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ICPN: Festuca saximontana var. purpusiana
ICPN: Festuca ovina var. purpusiana
ICPN: Festuca saximontana var. saximontana
More information about  Festuca saximontana
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

USDA PLANTS Profile (FESA)

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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: http://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Sep 24, 2018).

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