Festuca of North America

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

Festuca glauca Lam.

Nomenclature

Encycl. 2:459. Type: Name used in the horticulatural trade in North America to refer to an ornamental fescue that has glaucous (blue) leaves. The name is applied to forms that appear blue from wax on the leaves for specimens of both F. filiformis Pourr. and F. trachyphylla (Hack.) Krajina

Notes

Name used in the horticulatural trade in North America to refer to an ornamental fescue that has glaucous (blue) leaves. The name is applied to forms that appear blue from wax on the leaves for specimens of both F. filiformis Pourr. and F. trachyphylla (Hack.) Krajina


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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).

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