Fineleaf Sheep Fescue (Festuca filiformis)

  • Fineleaf Sheep Fescue (Festuca Filiformis)
    Credit: USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. Vol. 1: 271. | http://plants.usda.g... | License: PD USDA NRCS
  • Fineleaf Sheep Fescue (Festuca Filiformis)
    Credit: Petr Filippov | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0
  • Fineleaf Sheep Fescue (Festuca Filiformis)
    Credit: Petr Filippov | Own work | License: CC-BY-SA-3.0

Festuca Filiformis, or more commonly know as Fineleaf Sheep Fescue, is a graminoid of the genus Festuca. Its duration is perennial which means it will grow year after year. Festuca Filiformis or Fineleaf Sheep Fescue's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Connecticut, Illinois, Indiana, Massachusetts, Maryland, Maine, Michigan, Mississippi, Montana, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia, Vermont, Washington and Wisconsin.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Festuca
  • Family: Poaceae
  • Order: Cyperales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Perennial
  • Growth Habit: Graminoid
  • Native Status: L48 (I) CAN (I) SPM (I)
  • State Noxious Status: MA (P)
  • State Noxious Common Name: MA (gair fescue fineleaf sheep fescue)

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