Taxon: Festuca filiformis Pourr.

 
Genus: Festuca
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Loliinae
Nomen number: 402520
Place of publication: Hist. & Mém. Acad. Roy. Sci. Toulouse 3:319. 1788
Link to protologue:
Typification:
Name Verified on: 04-Aug-1995 by ARS Systematic Botanists. Last Changed: 13-Mar-2017
Species priority site is: Western Regional PI Station (W6)
Accessions: 5 in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: lawn/turf (for lawns fide Grass VarUSA)
  • Weed: (adventive fide Grass USSR, as F. tenuifolia)

Distributional Range:

    Native

    Asia-Temperate
    • CAUCASUS: Russian Federation-Ciscaucasia [Ciscaucasia]

    Europe
    • NORTHERN EUROPE: Finland (s.w.), Ireland, Norway, Sweden, United Kingdom
    • MIDDLE EUROPE: Austria, Belgium, Czech Republic, Germany, Netherlands, Poland, Switzerland
    • EASTERN EUROPE: Russian Federation-European part, [European part] Ukraine
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Italy (n. & c.), Romania
    • SOUTHWESTERN EUROPE: France, Spain


    Cultivated (also cult.)

    Naturalized

    Australasia
    • NEW ZEALAND: New Zealand

    Northern America
    • North America

    Southern America
    • South America


    Uncertain

    Europe
    • SOUTHEASTERN EUROPE: Croatia


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 on www.skud.info). 2012 (Kulturvaxtdatabas)
  3. Alderson, J. & W. C. Sharp Grass varieties in the United States, U.S.D.A. Agric. Handb. 170, rev. ed. 1995 (Grass VarUSA)
  4. Allan, H. H. B. et al. Flora of New Zealand. (F NZeal)
  5. Botanical Society of the British Isles BSBI taxon database (on-line resource). (BSBI)
  6. Czerepanov, S. K. Vascular plants of Russia and adjacent states (the former USSR). 1995 (L USSR)
  7. Davidse, G. et al., eds. Flora mesoamericana. (F Mesoamer)
  8. Euro+Med Editorial Committee Euro+Med Plantbase: the information resource for Euro-Mediterranean plant diversity (on-line resource). (EuroMed Plantbase)
  9. Hanelt, P., ed. Mansfeld's encyclopedia of agricultural and horticultural crops. Volumes 1-6. 2001 (Mansf Ency)
  10. Kartesz, J. T. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland. (L US Can ed2)
  11. Porcher, M. H. et al. Searchable World Wide Web Multilingual Multiscript Plant Name Database (MMPND) (on-line resource). (Pl Names)
  12. Snow, N. & G. Davidse 1993. Leptochloa mucronata (Michx.) Kunth is the correct name for Leptochloa filiformis (Poaceae) (Taxon) 42:413.
  13. Wilkinson, M. J. & C. A. Stace 1991. A new taxonomic treatment of the Festuca ovina aggregate (Poaceae) in the British Isles Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 106:347-397.
  14. Wilkinson, M. J. & C. A. Stace 1991. A new taxonomic treatment of the Festuca ovina aggregate (Poaceae) in the British Isles Bot. J. Linn. Soc. 106:374.
  15. Zuloaga, F. O. et al. Catálogo de la familia Poaceae en la República Argentina. Monogr. Syst. Bot. Missouri Bot. Gard. 47. 1994 (L Grass Argent)

Check other web resources for Festuca filiformis Pourr. :

Images:

  • Florets: U.S. National Seed Herbarium image

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=402520. Accessed 21 May 2018.