Calflora
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
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

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

USDA PLANTS Profile (VUOCO)

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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Jul 04, 2020).