Calflora
Taxon  Report   3578    
Festuca californica  Vasey
California fescue
Festuca californica, a monocot, is a perennial 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
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Serpentine affinity: 2.4; (weak indicator)

Communities: Mixed Evergreen Forest, Douglas-Fir Forest, Yellow Pine Forest, Chaparral

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF + PLANTS

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Festuca hitchcockianus
More information about  Festuca californica
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (FECA)


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: Nov 21, 2019).