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Taxon: Festuca idahoensis Elmer

Genus: Festuca
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Poeae subtribe: Loliinae.
Nomen number: 16665
Place of publication: Bot. Gaz. 36:53. 1903
Name verified on: 05-Dec-1997 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 20-Nov-2007
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 74 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.


See also subordinate taxa:


Common names:

  • blue bunchgrass   (Source: Festuca NAmer) – English   [Festuca idahoensis subsp. idahoensis]
  • Idaho fescue   (Source: World Econ Pl ) – English   [Festuca idahoensis subsp. idahoensis]

Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native: (links to other web resources are provided for some distributions)

References:

  • Aiken, S. G. et al. 1996–. Festuca of North America: descriptions, illustrations, identification, and information retrieval.
  • Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp. 1995. Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed.
  • Cronquist, A. et al. 1972–. Intermountain flora.
  • Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO). 2010. Ecocrop (on-line resource).
  • Hanson, A. A. 1972. Grass varieties in the United States.
  • Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California.
  • Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. [with two varieties].
  • Martin, W. C. & C. R. Hutchins. 1980. A flora of New Mexico.
  • Welsh, S. L. et al. 1993. A Utah flora. [= F. ovina var. ingrata Hack. ex Beal].
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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Festuca idahoensis Elmer:


Images:

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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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?16665 (19 April 2014)

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