Taxon  Report   3587    
Festuca saximontana  Rydb.  var. purpusiana  (St.-Yves) Fred. & Pavlick  
(no longer an active name)
Rocky mountain fescue
Festuca saximontana var. purpusiana, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California.

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Festuca
Parent: Festuca saximontana
Communities: Subalpine Forest, Bristle-cone Pine Forest, Alpine Fell-fields
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

JEF other name:
Festuca saximontana

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Festuca ovina var. purpusiana
NOTE: Festuca saximontana var. purpusiana is no longer an active name.
More information about  Festuca saximontana var. purpusiana
Nursery availability from CNPLX
This plant is available commercially.
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: Jun 06, 2020).