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Festuca ovina L.
Sheep fescue

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Festuca ovina
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Festuca ovina

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Festuca ovina
© Les Mehrhoff, 2008-2010 · 1
Festuca ovina

Associates · map
FamilyScientific name @ source (records)
Clavicipitaceae  Claviceps purpurea @ BPI (3)
Davidiellaceae  Cladosporium moldavicum @ BPI (1)
Glomerellaceae  Colletotrichum graminicola @ BPI (1)
Mycosphaerellaceae  Phloeospora idahoensis @ BPI (1)

Selenophoma everhartii @ BPI (2)

Septoria tenella @ BPI (2)
Phaeosphaeriaceae  Hendersonia culmicola @ 374058B (1); 374058A (1); 374058C (1)
Phyllachoraceae  Phyllachora silvatica @ BPI (3)
Pleosporaceae  Curvularia @ BPI (1)
Pucciniaceae  Puccinia coronata @ BPI (1)

Puccinia crandallii @ BPI (6)

Puccinia festucae @ BPI (4)

Puccinia graminis @ BPI (2)

Puccinia poae-nemoralis @ BPI (1)

Puccinia @ BPI (1)

Uromyces dactylidis @ BPI (3)

Uromyces festucae @ BPI (1)

Uromyces ranunculi-festucae @ BPI (1)
Tilletiaceae  Tilletia debaryana @ BPI (1)
Urocystaceae  Urocystis festucae @ BPI (5)
Ustilaginaceae  Ustilago festucae @ BPI (1)

Ustilago striiformis @ BPI (12)
_  Epichloe typhina @ BPI (1)

Ripersiella kelloggi @ CSCA_TCN (2)

Uredo festucae @ BPI (2)

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Kingdom Plantae  
 Phylum Tracheophyta  
 Class Magnoliopsida  
 Order Poales  
 Family Poaceae  
 Genus Festuca  
  Festuca ovina    L. 
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Synonyms: Avena ovina Bromus ovinus Festuca agrestis Festuca amethystina asperrima Festuca baumgarteniana Festuca brevipila Festuca calligera Festuca capillaris Festuca centroapenninica Festuca chiisanensis Festuca cinerea details
Citation: Flora of Taiwan 2nd ed. 5: 379, 2000
Name Code: 201535
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Festuca ovina L.
sheep fescue

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General Information
Symbol: FEOV
Group: Monocot
Family: Poaceae
Duration: Perennial
Growth Habit : Graminoid
Native Status : L48   I
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Gordon D. Merrick. Provided by National Agricultural Library . Originally from USDA Forest Service . United States, MN. 1941. Usage Requirements .

Britton, N.L., and A. Brown. 1913. An illustrated flora of the northern United States, Canada and the British Possessions. 3 vols. Charles Scribner's Sons, New York. Vol. 1: 271. Provided by Kentucky Native Plant Society . Scanned by Omnitek Inc . Usage Requirements .

Hitchcock, A.S. (rev. A. Chase). 1950. Manual of the grasses of the United States . USDA Miscellaneous Publication No. 200. Washington, DC. 1950. Usage Requirements .




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Rank Scientific Name and Common Name
Kingdom Plantae – Plants
Subkingdom Tracheobionta – Vascular plants
Superdivision Spermatophyta – Seed plants
Division Magnoliophyta – Flowering plants
Class Liliopsida – Monocotyledons
Subclass Commelinidae
Order Cyperales
Family Poaceae ⁄ Gramineae – Grass family
Genus Festuca L. – fescue
Species Festuca ovina L. – sheep fescue

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Wetland Status

Interpreting Wetland Status

North America
Arid West FACU
Atlantic and Gulf Coastal Plain UPL
Eastern Mountains and Piedmont UPL
Midwest FACU
Northcentral & Northeast UPL
Western Mountains, Valleys, and Coast UPL

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Ohio State University: horticultural abstract & image (FEOV)
Swedish Virtual Flora: images & text (in Swedish) (FEOV)



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