Taxon  Report   11692    
Festuca temulenta  (L.) Columbus & J.P. Sm.
Darnel, tares
Festuca temulenta
© 2013 Al Keuter
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Festuca temulenta
© 2013 Al Keuter
Festuca temulenta, a monocot, is an annual grass that is not native to California; it was introduced from elsewhere and naturalized in the wild.

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Festuca temulenta
© 2016 Spade Natural Resources Consulting
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Festuca
Communities: weed, characteristic of disturbed places

Habitat: disturbed

Name Status:
Accepted by JEF

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lolium temulentum
ICPN: Lolium temulentum ssp. temulentum
More information about  Festuca temulenta
Nursery / seed vendor availability from CNPLX
Commercial availability unknown.
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Jepson eFlora

Records from the Consortium of California Herbaria

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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 17, 2018).