Page author: David Giblin
Schedonorus pratensis
meadow fescue, meadow rye grass

Distribution: Occurring in scattered localities on both sides of the Cascades crest in Washington; widely distributed throughout North America.

Habitat: Meadows, pastures, roadsides, and other disturbed areas, often where moist

Flowers: May-July

Origin: Introduced

Growth Duration: Perennial

Conservation Status: Not of concern


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Accepted Name:
Schedonorus pratensis (Huds.) P. Beauv.
Publication: Ess. Agrostogr. 99, 163, 177. 1812.

Synonyms & Misapplications:
Festuca pratensis Huds. [HC]
Lolium pratense (Huds.) Darbysh.
Additional Resources:

PNW Herbaria: Specimen records of Schedonorus pratensis in the Consortium of Pacific Northwest Herbaria database.

WA Flora Checklist: Schedonorus pratensis checklist entry.

E-Flora BC: Schedonorus pratensis atlas page.

CalPhotos: Schedonorus pratensis photos.

USDA Plants: Schedonorus pratensis information.

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