Squirreltail Fescue (Vulpia elliotea)


Vulpia Elliotea, or more commonly know as Squirreltail Fescue, is a graminoid of the genus Vulpia. Its duration is annual which means it grows for one season only. Vulpia Elliotea or Squirreltail Fescue's floral region is North America US Lower 48, specifically in the states of Alabama, Arkansas, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Missouri, Mississippi, North Carolina, New Jersey, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Texas and Virginia.

  • Category: Monocot
  • Genus: Vulpia
  • Family: Poaceae
  • Order: Cyperales
  • Class: Liliopsida
  • Division: Magnoliophyta
  • Duration: Annual
  • Growth Habit: Graminoid
  • Native Status: L48 (N)
  • State T/E Status: NJ (E)
  • State T/E Common Name: NJ (squirrel-tail six-weeks grass)

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