Taxon  Report   9959    
Festuca brachyphylla  Schult. & Schult. f.  ssp. coloradensis  Fred.  
(no longer an active name)
Colorado fescue
Festuca brachyphylla ssp. coloradensis, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is native to California.

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

Alternate Names:
PLANTS: Festuca brachyphylla ssp. breviculmis
PLANTS: Festuca brachyphylla var. coloradensis
PLANTS: Festuca ovina var. brevifolia
NOTE: Festuca brachyphylla ssp. coloradensis is no longer an active name.
More information about  Festuca brachyphylla ssp. coloradensis
Nursery availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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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]. 2019. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available:   (Accessed: Dec 13, 2019).