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Taxon: Festuca arundinacea Schreb.

Genus: Festuca
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Poeae subtribe: Loliinae.
Nomen number: 16631
Place of publication: Spic. fl. lips. 57. 1771 Jul-Oct
Comment: the priority of this name vis-à-vis Poa phoenix Scop. (1771) is uncertain
Name verified on: 21-Nov-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 1227 in National Plant Germplasm System.
  • all available ) NPGS accessions. or .
  • all available ) NPGS accessions by country.
  • Check PlantSearch database of Botanic Gardens Conservation International for possible non-NPGS germplasm.


SPECIES RESTRICTED AS A STATE NOXIOUS WEED
A declared aquatic or terrestrial noxious weed and/or noxious-weed seed in these U.S. states (see state noxious weed lists), with links to state information or web documents:
DE°, MD°, NH°, NJ°, PA°, VA°.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • reed fescue   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – English
  • tall fescue   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English
  • wei zhuang yang mao   (Source: F ChinaEng ) – Transcribed Chinese
  • fétuque élevée   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • fétuque roseau   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – French
  • Rohrschwingel   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – German
  • festuca arundinacea   (Source: Mult Glossary Crops ) – Italian
  • oni-ushi-no-kegusa   (Source: F JapanOhwi ) – Japanese Rōmaji
  • erva-corneira   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Portuguese
  • cañuela alta   (Source: Dict Rehm ) – Spanish
  • rörsvingel   (Source: Vara kulturvaxt namn ) – Swedish
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Economic importance:

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Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Northern Africa: Algeria [n.]; Libya [n.]; Morocco; Tunisia
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Afghanistan; Cyprus; Iran; Iraq; Israel; Jordan; Lebanon; Syria; Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia, Dagestan
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Western Siberia [s.]
    Middle Asia: Kazakhstan; Kyrgyzstan; Tajikistan; Turkmenistan; Uzbekistan
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Pakistan - Baluchistan
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Denmark; Finland; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Hungary; Netherlands; Poland; Slovakia; Switzerland
    East Europe: Belarus; Estonia; Latvia; Lithuania; Moldova; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine [incl. Krym]
    Southeastern Europe: Albania; Bulgaria; Croatia; Greece; Italy [incl. Sardinia, Sicily]; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia
    Southwestern Europe: France [incl. Corsica]; Portugal; Spain [incl. Baleares]

      Naturalized: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Azores; Spain - Canary Islands
    Southern Africa: South Africa - Eastern Cape, Free State, Western Cape
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China
    Eastern Asia: Taiwan
  • AUSTRALASIA
    Australia: Australia
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    Canada
    United States
  • PACIFIC
    North-Central Pacific: United States - Hawaii
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Mesoamerica: Costa Rica; Guatemala
    Brazil: Brazil - Rio Grande do Sul, Santa Catarina
    Western South America: Ecuador
    Southern South America: Argentina; Chile; Uruguay

      Cultivated:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    China: China
  • ASIA-TROPICAL
    Indian Subcontinent: Bhutan
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    United States
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    Southern South America: Argentina

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Festuca arundinacea Schreb.:


Images:

  • Florets: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
  • Florets: Seed ID Workshop image, from Department of Horticulture and Crop Science, Ohio State University
More:
  • Check PlantSystematics.org for additional images
  • Google Images Images Note: Be advised that their identity may be inaccurate. Proper identification of a plant may require specialized taxonomic knowledge or comparison with properly documented herbarium material.

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Cite as:
USDA, ARS, National Genetic Resources Program.
Germplasm Resources Information Network - (GRIN) [Online Database].
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland.
URL: http://www.ars-grin.gov/cgi-bin/npgs/html/taxon.pl?16631 (22 October 2014)

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