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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:
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: 20 (5 active, 4 available) in National Plant Germplasm System (GoogleMap)

Synonyms:

Common names:

Economic Importance:

  • Environmental: lawn/turf (for lawns fide Grass VarUSA)
  • Weed:

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, [Saratov] 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. Skvortsov, A. K., ed. 2006. Flora of the Lower Volga region. 2006- (F LowVolga) 1:220.
  13. Snow, N. & G. Davidse 1993. Leptochloa mucronata (Michx.) Kunth is the correct name for Leptochloa filiformis (Poaceae) (Taxon) 42:413.
  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. 106:347-397.
  15. 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.
  16. 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. :

  • PLANTS: USDA-NRCS Database of Plants of the United States and its Territories
  • BONAP North American Plant Atlas of the Biota of North America Program:
  • TROPICOS: Nomenclatural and Specimen Database of the Missouri Botanical Garden
  • CNWG: Catalogue of New World Grasses Searchable Database
  • World Grass Species-Descriptions: Morphological species description from Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew
  • 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.

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 17 November 2018.