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Festuca rubra L.
USDA Symbol: feru2
USDA Native Status: Native to U.S.
Bloom InformationBloom Color: Yellow
Bloom Time: Apr , May , Jun , Jul , Aug , Sep
Bloom Notes: Flowering time varies over its range.
AK , AL , AZ , CA , CO , CT , DC , DE , GA , HI , IA , ID , IL , IN , KY , MA , MD , ME , MI , MN , MO , MT , NC , ND , NE , NH , NJ , NM , NV , NY , OH , OR , PA , RI , SC , TN , TX , UT , VA , VT , WA , WI , WV , WY Canada: AB
, SK Native Habitat:
Prairie/Meadow/Field USDA Native Status: L48(NI), AK(N), HI(I), CAN(NI),
Growing ConditionsWater Use: Medium
Light Requirement: Sun
Soil Moisture: Wet
CaCO3 Tolerance: High
Soil Description: Clay, Loam
Conditions Comments: Red fescue is not shade tolerant.
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Plants to control hillside erosion in Vermont
May 23, 2008
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From the National Organizations Directory
According to the species list provided by Affiliate Organizations, this plant is either on display or available from the following:
Santa Barbara Botanic Garden
- Santa Barbara, CANative Seed Network
- Corvallis, OR
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Record Modified: 2007-01-01
Research By: TWC Staff