Taxon: Festuca heterophylla Lam.

 
Genus: Festuca
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Loliinae
Nomen number: 16663
Place of publication: Fl. franç. 3:600. 1779 ("1778")
Link to protologue:
Name Verified on: 01-Nov-1985 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 18-May-2017
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 11 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Common names:

  • shade fescue  (Source: World Econ Pl) - English
  • various-leaf fescue  (Source: BSBI) - English
  • hagawari-toboshigara  (Source: Pl Names) - Japanese Rōmaji
  • skuggsvingel  (Source: Kulturvaxtdatabas) - Swedish

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: ornamental (fide F BritStace)
  • Weed: potential seed contaminant (contaminant of grass seed fide F BritStace)

Distributional Range:

    Native

  • Asia-Temperate

    • Caucasus: Georgia ; Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia Ciscaucasia
    • Western Asia: Turkey
  • Europe

    • Eastern Europe: Ukraine
    • Middle Europe: Austria ; Belgium ; Germany ; Hungary ; Netherlands ; Poland ; Slovakia ; Switzerland
    • Southeastern Europe: Albania ; Bulgaria ; Croatia ; Greece ; Italy ; Romania ; Serbia
    • Southwestern Europe: France ; Spain

  • Naturalized


    Cultivated


References:

  • Aldén, B., S. Ryman, & M. Hjertson Svensk Kulturväxtdatabas, SKUD (Swedish Cultivated and Utility Plants Database; online resource on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  • Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  • Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  • Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  • Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  • Stace, C. New flora of the British Isles. (F BritStace)
  • Tutin, T. G. et al., eds. Flora europaea. 1964-1980 (F Eur)
  • Tzvelev, N. N. Zlaki SSSR. 1976 (Grass USSR)

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