Publication: Hist. & Mém. Acad. Roy. Sci. Toulouse 3: 319. 1788.
Origin: Introduced from Europe
selected vouchers: WTU
Notes: FNA24: "Festuca filiformis is a European species that has been introduced to the Flora region as a turf grass. It grows well on poor, dry soils and is becoming a ruderal weed in some areas. It is particularly common in the northeastern United States and southeastern Canada, but has been reported from scattered locations elsewhere."