Calflora
Taxon  Report   3585    
Festuca pratensis  Huds.
Meadow fescue
Festuca pratensis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Festuca
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: escaped cultivar

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Schedonorus pratensis

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Festuca elatior var. pratensis
ICPN: Schedonorus pratensis
ICPN: Lolium pratense
More information about  Festuca pratensis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Jepson eFlora

USDA PLANTS Profile (SCPR4)


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: May 26, 2019).