Festuca of North America


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

Festuca rubra var. fallax (Thuill.) B. Fourn.


FALLAX, an introduced cultivar of red fescue.

F. fallax Thuill. Env. Paris n. ed. 56: 1799. F. rubra subsp. eu-rubra var. fallax (Thuill.) Hack. Bot. Centralbl. 8: 407. 1881. F. rubra var. fallax (Thuill.) Brand in Koch, Syn. Deutach. Schweis. Fl. ed. 3. 3: 2774. 1907. F. rubra subsp. fallax (Thuill.) P. Fourn., Quatre Flores France ed. 2. 78. 1946. Type: France. Paris."Habitat in pratis siccis".


Plants have been grown under this name as an experimental cultivar at Beaverlodge, Alberta (N. Fairey, personal communication 1995).

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).