Calflora
Taxon  Report   3585    
Festuca pratensis  Huds.
Meadow fescue
Festuca pratensis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.
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Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Festuca

Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands

Communities: escaped cultivar

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN

PLANTS other name:
Schedonorus pratensis

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lolium pratense
ICPN: Schedonorus pratensis
More information about  Festuca pratensis

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: Oct 21, 2020).