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Taxon: Festuca ovina L.

Genus: Festuca
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Poeae subtribe: Loliinae.
Nomen number: 16688
Place of publication: Sp. pl. 1:73. 1753
Typification: View record from Linnaean Plant Name Typification Project of the Natural History Museum of London.
Name verified on: 08-May-1992 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 20-Nov-2007
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 173 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.


Common names:

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Economic importance:


Distributional range:

      Native:
  • AFRICA
    Macaronesia: Portugal - Madeira Islands
    Northern Africa: Algeria; Morocco
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Western Asia: Turkey
    Caucasus: Armenia; Azerbaijan; Georgia; Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia
    Siberia: Russian Federation - Eastern Siberia, Western Siberia
    Mongolia: Mongolia
    Russian Far East: Russian Federation - Far East
    China: China [n.]
    Eastern Asia: Japan; Korea
  • 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; Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine
    Southeastern Europe: Croatia; Romania; Serbia; Slovenia

      Naturalized:
  • naturalized elsewhere

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

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Check other web resources for Festuca ovina L.:


Images:

  • GRIN Images of germplasm accessions.
  • 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?16688 (21 December 2014)

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