Calflora
Taxon  Report   11688    
Festuca microstachys  Nutt.
Small fescue
Festuca microstachys, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Festuca
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS other name:
Vulpia microstachys var. microstachys

Alternate Names:
JEF: Vulpia microstachys var. ciliata
JEF: Vulpia microstachys var. confusa
JEF: Vulpia microstachys var. microstachys
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More information about  Festuca microstachys
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (VUMIM)

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

Landscape information from Calscape

Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images

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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Oct 23, 2019).