Taxon  Report   11691    
Festuca perennis  (L.) Columbus & J.P. Sm.
Italian rye grass
Festuca perennis
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
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Festuca perennis
© 2003 James B. Gratiot
Festuca perennis
© 2009 Barry Rice
Festuca perennis, a monocot, is an annual or perennial grass that is not native to California. Cal-IPC rating: Moderate

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Festuca perennis
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Festuca
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lolium multiflorum
ICPN: Lolium perenne var. multiflorum
ICPN: Lolium perenne
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Jan 15, 2019).