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Rat-Tail Fescue (Vulpia myuros)


Vulpia Myuros, or more commonly know as Rat-Tail Fescue, is a graminoid of the genus Vulpia. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Vulpia Myuros or Rat-Tail Fescue's floral region is North America US Lower 48, Alaska and Hawaii, specifically in the states of Alaska, Alabama, Arkansas, Arizona, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Iowa, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, Louisiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Missouri, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, Nevada, New York, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Virginia, Washington and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Vulpia
  • Family: Poaceae
  • Order: Cyperales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Graminoid
  • Native Status: L48 (I) AK (I) HI (I) CAN (I)
  • PLANTS Invasive Status: WSWS
  • National Wetland Indicator Status: UPL FACW
  • Regional Wetland Indicator Status: 1(UPL) 2(FACU) 3(FACU) 5(NI) 6(FAC) 7(FACW) 8(FACW-) 9(FAC) 0(FACU*) A(UPL) H(UPL)

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