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.

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
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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Feb 16, 2020).