Calflora
Taxon  Report   8326    
Vulpia microstachys  (Nutt.) Munro  var. ciliata  (Beal) Lonard & Gould  
(no longer an active name)
Eastwood fescue
Vulpia microstachys var. ciliata
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
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CalPhotos / Calflora
Vulpia microstachys var. ciliata, a monocot, is an annual grass that is native to California, is also found outside of California, but is confined to western North America.

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Plant Characteristics
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Vulpia microstachys var. ciliata
© 2004 Robert E. Preston, Ph.D.
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Vulpia
Parent: Vulpia microstachys
Communities: Yellow Pine Forest, Foothill Woodland, Chaparral, Valley Grassland, (many plant communities)
Name Status:
Accepted by PLANTS

ICPN accepted name:
Festuca microstachys

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Festuca eastwoodiae
PLANTS: Festuca grayi
PLANTS: Festuca microstachys var. ciliata
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NOTE: Vulpia microstachys var. ciliata is no longer an active name.
More information about  Vulpia microstachys var. ciliata
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
Landscaping information from Calscape
Photos on Google Images

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

ITIS Original Publication citation

USDA PLANTS Profile (VUMIC)

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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]. 2018. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization].
Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Dec 14, 2018).

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