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Taxon: Festuca elmeri Scribn. & Merr.

Genus: Festuca
Family: Poaceae (alt.Gramineae)
Subfamily: Pooideae
Tribe: Poeae
Subtribe: Loliinae
Nomen number: 412714
Place of publication: Bull. Torrey Bot. Club 29:468. 1902, nom. cons.
Link to protologue:
Comment: conserved (nom. cons.) against the heterotypic synonym (Shenzhen ICN Art. 14.4 & App. IV) Festuca howellii Hack. ex Beal, nom. rej.
Name Verified on: 26-Feb-1999 by ARS Systematic Botanists.
Accessions: 0 (0 active, 0 available) in National Plant Germplasm System

Distributional Range:


    Northern America
    • NORTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [Oregon (s.w.)]
    • SOUTHWESTERN U.S.A.: United States [California]


  1. Aiken, S. G. et al. 1996-. Festuca of North America: descriptions, illustrations, identification, and information retrieval.
  2. Brummitt, R. K. 2004. Report of the Committee for Spermatophyta: 54. Taxon 53:823.
  3. Hickman, J. C., ed. 1993. The Jepson manual: higher plants of California
  4. Kartesz, J. T. 1994. A synonymized checklist of the vascular flora of the United States, Canada, and Greenland.
  5. Peck, M. 1941. A manual of the higher plants of Oregon.
  6. Wilson, B. L. 2002. (1547) Proposal to reject the name Festuca howellii (Poaceae). Taxon 51:577-578. Note: rather than rejection of Festuca howellii, the Committee recommends conservation of F. elmeri against F. howellii

Check other web resources for Festuca elmeri Scribn. & Merr. :

Cite as: USDA, Agricultural Research Service, National Plant Germplasm System. 2019. Germplasm Resources Information Network (GRIN-Taxonomy).
National Germplasm Resources Laboratory, Beltsville, Maryland. URL: https://npgsweb.ars-grin.gov/gringlobal/taxonomydetail.aspx?id=412714. Accessed 17 July 2019.