Calflora
Taxon  Report   3576    
Festuca arundinacea  Schreb.
Alta fescue,  Reed fescue, Tall fescue
Festuca arundinacea, a monocot, is a perennial grass that is not native to California; it has been naturalized in the wild.
Cal-IPC rating: Moderate
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Observation Search
(2779 records)
one or more occurrences
within a 7.5-minute quadrangle

Bloom Period
Family: POACEAE  
Genus: Festuca

Wetlands:
Arid West: Occurs usually in non wetlands, occasionally in wetlands
Mountains, Valleys and Coast: Equally likely to occur in wetlands and non wetlands

Communities: wetland-riparian

Name Status:
Accepted by ICPN

PLANTS other name:
Schedonorus arundinaceus

Alternate Names:
ICPN: Lolium arundinaceum
ICPN: Schedonorus arundinaceus
More information about  Festuca arundinacea

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]. 2020. Berkeley, California: The Calflora Database [a non-profit organization]. Available: https://www.calflora.org/   (Accessed: Nov 30, 2020).