Taxon  Report   11690    
Festuca octoflora  Walter
Sixweeks grass
Festuca octoflora, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.
also called Vulpia octoflora

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Festuca
Wetlands: Occurs in non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS other name:
Vulpia octoflora var. octoflora

Alternate Names:
JEF: Festuca octoflora ssp. hirtella
JEF: Vulpia octoflora var. hirtella
JEF: Vulpia octoflora
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More information about  Festuca octoflora
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora


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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:   (Accessed: Mar 28, 2020).