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Taxon  Report  
Festuca perennis  (L.) Columbus & J.P. Sm.
Italian rye grass
Festuca perennis is an annual or perennial grasslike herb that is not native to California.
Cal-IPC rating: Moderate
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Genus: Festuca
Family: Poaceae  
Category: angiosperm  
PLANTS group:Monocot
Jepson eFlora section: monocot

Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
JEFLolium multiflorum
JEFLolium perenne var. multiflorum
JEFLolium perenne
JEFLolium strictum
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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]. 2022. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: 08/16/2022).