Festuca rubra
red fescue

Flowers: June - August

Origin: Both native and introduced

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Festuca rubra L.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Festuca duriuscula L.
Festuca ovina L. var. duriuscula (L.) W.D.J. Koch
Festuca rubra L. ssp. secunda (J. Presl) Pavlick [FNA24]
ssp. juncea – rock fescue
ssp. mediana – dune red fescue
ssp. rubra – red fescue
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Festuca rubra in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Festuca rubra checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Festuca rubra atlas page.

CalPhotos: Festuca rubra photos.

USDA Plants: Festuca rubra information.

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