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Taxon: Festuca filiformis Pourr.

Genus: Festuca
Family: Poaceae (alt. Gramineae) subfamily: Pooideae tribe: Poeae subtribe: Loliinae.
Nomen number: 402520
Place of publication: Hist. & Mém. Acad. Roy. Sci. Toulouse 3:319. 1788
Name verified on: 04-Aug-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last updated: 09-May-2011
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6).
Accessions: 3 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:
MA*.
ªAquatic. *Terrestrial. °In seed.
noxious weed information from Invaders Database System for northwestern U.S.

Common names:

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Economic importance:

  • Environmental: lawn/turf   (for lawns fide Grass VarUSA)
  • Weed   (adventive fide Grass USSR, as F. tenuifolia)

Distributional range:

      Native:
  • ASIA-TEMPERATE
    Caucasus: Russian Federation - Ciscaucasia
  • EUROPE
    Northern Europe: Finland [s.w.]; Ireland; Norway; Sweden; United Kingdom
    Middle Europe: Austria; Belgium; Czech Republic; Germany; Netherlands; Poland; Switzerland
    East Europe: Russian Federation - European part; Ukraine
    Southeastern Europe: Italy [n. & c.]; Romania
    Southwestern Europe: France; Spain

      Naturalized:
  • AUSTRALASIA
    New Zealand: New Zealand
  • NORTHERN AMERICA
    North America
  • SOUTHERN AMERICA
    South America

      Uncertain:
  • EUROPE
    Southeastern Europe: Croatia

      Cultivated:
  • also cultivated

References:

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Synonyms:


Check other web resources for Festuca filiformis Pourr.:


Images:

  • Florets: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image
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?402520 (31 July 2014)

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