Dig deeper at SERNEC, a consortium of southeastern herbaria.
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Learn more about Hard Fescue from the Vascular Plants of North Carolina.
Spermatophytes (seed plants): Angiosperms (flowering plants): Monocots: Commelinids: Poales
Synthesis of the North American Flora (Kartesz, 1999)
Manual of the Grasses of the US (Hitchcock & Chase, 1950)
Festuca ovina var. ovina
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Patrick D. McMillan pdmfovina_mj
Month Unknown Ashe County NC
Culms densely tufted, usually 20-40cm tall; blades slender, involute, per Manual of the Grasses of the United States.