Taxon  Report   3582    
Festuca kingii  (S. Watson) Cassidy
Spike fescue
Festuca kingii, 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
Habitat: slopes

Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Bristle-cone Pine Forest

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS other name:
Leucopoa kingii

Alternate Names:
JEF: Hesperochloa kingii
JEF: Leucopoa kingii
More information about  Festuca kingii
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora


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: Aug 18, 2019).