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red fescue
Festuca rubra
Festuca rubra
red fescue Grass Family
Festuca rubra Poaceae
common names
  red fescue
  ravine fescue
accepted scientific name
  Festuca rubra L.
rules for finding collection records
  Festuca rubra (45)
  exclude Festuca rubra prolifera
  exclude Festuca rubra prolifera
family name
  • Poaceae
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Category: Grass/Sedge/Rush
Grass Category: Grass
Plant Observed beginning of March thru 2nd week of November
Native to Eurasia and North Africa. Naturalized.

How Likely at this Location (14%)
Name Match (100%)
Plant Showiness (27%)
where plant found
mag select

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Accepted Scientific Name

Festuca rubra   L.   (TSN: 40796, Index: 816)

Scientific Names used to access collection records

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Common Names

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Family Names