Festuca of North America


S. G. Aiken, M. J. Dallwitz, C. L. McJannet, and L. L. Consaul

Festuca arvernensis Auquier, Kerguélen, & Markgr.-Dann.


Lejunia nov. ser. 89: 15. 1977. F. glauca Lam. non Vill. Encycl. 2: 459. 1788. Type: France, "nous avons trouvé cette Graminée en abondance dans l'Auvergne, aux environs de Murat, en montane au Cantal, pres de Thiezac".

Classification. Subg. Festuca L.


This name includes the old "F. glauca". It is solely an ornamental grass that is available in New Mexico (K. Allred, personal communication 1995). It is possibly more widespread.

The interactive key provides access to the character list, illustrations, full and partial descriptions, diagnostic descriptions, differences and similarities between taxa, lists of taxa exhibiting specified attributes, and summaries of attributes within groups of taxa.

Cite this publication as: ‘Aiken, S.G., Dallwitz, M.J., McJannet, C.L. and Consaul, L.L. 1996 onwards. Festuca of North America: descriptions, illustrations, identification, and information retrieval. Version: 19th October 2005. http://delta-intkey.com’. Aiken, Dallwitz, McJannet, and Consaul (1997) should also be cited (see References).