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Taxon: Festuca rubra L. subsp. commutata Markgr.-Dann.

 
Genus: Festuca
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Loliinae
Nomen number: 103637
Place of publication: Kart. der Schweiz 81. 1968
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 07-Jan-2008 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 16-Sep-2011
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 66 (50 active, 23 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Synonyms:

Common names:

  • Chewing's fescue  (Source: F NZeal) - English

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: lawn/turf (for turf & lawns fide Dict Gard; Grass VarUSA, as F. rubra subsp. fallax)
  • Vertebrate poisons: mammals (as F. rubra var. commutata)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Norway (s.), Sweden (s.), United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine (w.)
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Bulgaria, Greece, Italy (incl. Sicily), Montenegro, Romania, Serbia, Slovenia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Portugal, Spain


    Cultivated (widely cult.)

    Naturalized (widely natzd.)

References:

  1. Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. (F NZeal)
  2. Duyvendak, R. et al. 1981. Delimitation of taxa and cultivars of red fescue (Festuca rubra L. sensu lato) Rasen Grünfl. Begrün. 3:59.
  3. FNA Editorial Committee Flora of North America. (F NAmer)
  4. Huxley, A., ed. The new Royal Horticultural Society dictionary of gardening. 1992 (Dict Gard)
  5. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  6. Kingsbury, J. M. Poisonous plants of the United States and Canada. (Kingsbury)
  7. Markle, G. M. et al., eds. Food and feed crops of the United States, ed. 2. 1998 (Food Feed Crops US)
  8. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  9. Sell, P. & G. Murrell Flora of Great Britain and Ireland. (F GB Ire)

Check other web resources for Festuca rubra L. subsp. commutata Markgr.-Dann. :

  • Mansfeld: Mansfeld's World Databas of Agricultural and Horticultural Crops
  • ePIC: Electronic Plant Information Centre of Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • AGRICOLA: Article Citation Database or NAL Catalog of USDA's National Agricultural Library
  • Entrez: NCBI's search engine for PubMed citations, GenBank sequences, etc.
  • PubAg: USDA's National Agricultural Library database of full-text journal articles and citations on the agricultural sciences.

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2018. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=103637. Accessed 13 December 2018.