OF THE CAROLINAS & GEORGIA

Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Festuca paradoxa   FAMILY Poaceae   NEW! Click to go to FSUS key


SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Festuca paradoxa   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-18-008:
Festuca paradoxa   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Festuca paradoxa

 

COMMON NAME:
Cluster Fescue


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image of Festuca paradoxa, Cluster Fescue

USDA-NRCS PLANTS Database / Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950    pnd_fepa2_001_lvd

        

 

WEAKLEY'S FLORA (11/30/12):
Festuca paradoxa   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH PLANTS NATIONAL DATABASE:
Festuca paradoxa   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH VASCULAR FLORA OF THE CAROLINAS (Radford, Ahles, & Bell, 1968) 029-18-008:
Festuca paradoxa   FAMILY Poaceae

SYNONYMOUS WITH Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Festuca paradoxa

 

Find by SCIENTIFIC NAME:

2249

Grass, Sedge, or Rush
Perennial

Native to the Carolinas & Georgia

Habitat: Bottomlands, uplands over mafic or calcareous rock, per Weakley's Flora

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LEAVES:
Simple
Alternate, 2-ranked

FLOWER:
Spring/Summer
3 stamens

Inflorescence a panicle

FRUIT:
Spring/Summer
Grain dark red
Grain

 

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