Calflora
Taxon  Report   10593    
Festuca californica  Vasey  ssp. californica   
(no longer an active name)
no common name found
Festuca californica ssp. californica, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California.
Siskiyou Del Norte Modoc Humboldt Shasta Lassen Trinity Plumas Tehama Butte Mendocino Glenn Sierra Yuba Lake Nevada Colusa Placer Sutter El Dorado Yolo Alpine Napa Sonoma Sacramento Mono Amador Solano Calaveras Tuolumne San Joaquin Marin Contra Costa Alameda Santa Cruz Mariposa Madera San Francisco San Mateo Merced Fresno Stanislaus Santa Clara Inyo San Benito Tulare Kings Monterey San Bernardino San Luis Obispo Kern Santa Barbara Ventura Los Angeles Riverside Orange San Diego Imperial

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Festuca
Parent: Festuca californica

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Serpentine affinity: 2.4; (weak indicator)

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NOTE: Festuca californica ssp. californica is no longer an active name.
More information about  Festuca californica ssp. californica
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (t)

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Landscape information from Calscape

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Consortium of California Herbaria


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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 13, 2020).