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:
Typification:
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)

Synonyms:

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

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • WESTERN ASIA: Turkey
    • CAUCASUS: Georgia, Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]

    Europe
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Germany, Hungary, Netherlands, Poland, Slovakia, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Albania, Bulgaria, Croatia, Greece, Italy, Romania, Serbia
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France (incl. Corsica), Spain (incl. Baleares)


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized (natzd. elsewhere)

References:

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

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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=16663. Accessed 25 April 2018.