Calflora
Taxon  Report   11691    
Festuca perennis  (L.) Columbus & J.P. Sm.
Italian rye grass
Festuca perennis
© 2018 MCOSD EDRR
Photos from
CalPhotos / Calflora
Festuca perennis
© 2009 Barry Rice
Festuca perennis
© 2004 Carol W. Witham
Festuca perennis, a monocot, is an annual or perennial grass that is not native to California. Cal-IPC rating: Moderate

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Festuca perennis
© 2003 James B. Gratiot
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Festuca
Wetlands: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands
Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lolium multiflorum
ICPN: Lolium perenne var. multiflorum
ICPN: Lolium perenne
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More information about  Festuca perennis
Photos on PlantID.net   /   Google Images
Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

Search efloras.org (Flora of North America)

website references from Google


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: Nov 19, 2018).

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