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Taxon: Festuca brachyphylla Schult. & Schult. f.

 
Genus: Festuca
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Loliinae
Nomen number: 16636
Place of publication: Mant. 3:646. 1827
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 13-May-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 02-Aug-2000
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 20 (19 active, 11 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: erosion control (as F. ovina var. brachyphylla); revegetator (as F. ovina var. brachyphylla); revegetator (as F. ovina var. brachyphylla)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • SIBERIA: Russian Federation [Altay, Buryatia, Chita, Gorno-Altay, Irkutsk, Krasnoyarsk, Taymyr, Tuva, Yakutia-Sakha, Yamal Nenets]
    • MIDDLE ASIA: Kazakhstan (s.e.), Kyrgyzstan, Tajikistan
    • RUSSIAN FAR EAST: Russian Federation [Kamchatka, Magadan]

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Svalbard and Jan Mayen [Svalbard]
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Russian Federation-European part [European part (n.)]

    Northern America
    • SUBARCTIC AMERICA: Canada, [Northwest Territories, Yukon] Greenland, United States [Alaska]
    • EASTERN CANADA: Canada [Newfoundland and Labrador, Ontario (n.), Québec]
    • WESTERN CANADA: Canada [Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba (n.), Saskatchewan (n.)]
    • NORTHEASTERN U.S.A.: United States [Vermont]
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Colorado, Montana (w.), Oregon, Washington, Wyoming]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Arizona, California, Utah]


References:

  1. Aiken, S. G. et al. Festuca of North America: descriptions, illustrations, identification, and information retrieval. (Festuca N Amer)
  2. Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource) (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Alexeev, E. 1979. Genus Festuca L. in Asia Media Novosti Sist. Vyssh. Rast. 15:53.
  4. Cody, W. J. Flora of the Yukon Territory. (F Yukon)
  5. Cronquist, A. et al. Intermountain flora. (Intermt F)
  6. Fjellheim, S. et al. 2001. Molecules and morphology in concert. II. The Festuca brachyphylla complex (Poaceae) in Svalbard Amer. J. Bot. 88:869-882.
  7. Gleason, H. A. & A. Cronquist Manual of vascular plants of northeastern United States and adjacent Canada, ed. 2 (Glea Cron ed2)
  8. Guldahl, A. S. et al. 2001. Variation in the Festuca brachyphylla (Poaceae) complex in Svalbard, elucidated by chromosome numbers and isozymes Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 137:107-126.
  9. Hickman, J. C., ed. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California (F CalifJep)
  10. Hitchcock, A. S. Manual of the grasses of the United States, ed. 2. (Grass US)
  11. Hitchcock, C. L. et al. Vascular plants of the Pacific Northwest. (F Pacif NW)
  12. Pavlick, L. E. 1984. Studies on the Festuca ovina complex in the Canadian Cordillera Canad. J. Bot. 62:2452.
  13. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  14. Rønning, O. I. The flora of Svalbard. (F Svalbard)
  15. Smith, S. R. & A. Mintenko 2000. Developing and evaluating North American native grasses for turf use (Diversity) 16:44.
  16. Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. (F Eur)
  17. Tzvelev, N. N. Zlaki SSSR (Grass USSR)
  18. Welsh, S. L. et al. A Utah flora. (F Utah ed2)

Check other web resources for Festuca brachyphylla Schult. & Schult. f. :

Images:

  • Florets: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?16636. Accessed 21 May 2019.