Taxon  Report   11689    
Festuca myuros  L.
Rattail sixweeks grass
Festuca myuros
© 2015 Gary McDonald
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Festuca myuros
© 2013 Al Keuter
Festuca myuros
© 2015 Gary McDonald
Festuca myuros, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild. Cal-IPC rating: Moderate

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Festuca myuros
© 2013 Al Keuter
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Festuca
Wetlands: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

PLANTS accepted name:
Vulpia myuros

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Vulpia megalura
ICPN: Festuca megalura
ICPN: Vulpia myuros f. myuros
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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:   (Accessed: Dec 12, 2018).

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