Photo by Melody

PlantFiles: Fineleaf sheep fescue
Festuca filiformis

Family: Poaceae (poh-AY-see-ee) (Info)
Genus: Festuca (fes-TOO-kuh) (Info)
Species: filiformis (fil-ih-FOR-miss) (Info)

Synonym:Festuca tenuifolia

Unknown - Tell us

Unknown - Tell us

Unknown - Tell us

Unknown - Tell us

Sun Exposure:
Unknown - Tell us

Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Color:
Unknown - Tell us

Bloom Time:
Unknown - Tell us

Unknown - Tell us

Other details:
Unknown - Tell us

Soil pH requirements:
Unknown - Tell us

Patent Information:
Unknown - Tell us

Propagation Methods:
Unknown - Tell us

Seed Collecting:
Unknown - Tell us


No positives
No neutrals
1 negative

Gardeners' Notes:

Negative maccionoadha On Jul 28, 2010, maccionoadha from Halifax, MA (Zone 6a) wrote:

This plant is prohibited in Massachusetts, because of it's invasiveness. It also goes by the name Gair Fescue and by the following synonyms: FECA3 Festuca capillata Lam. - FEOVT2 Festuca ovina L. ssp. tenuifolia (Sibth.) Peterm. - FEOVC Festuca ovina L. var. capillata (Lam.) Alef. - FEOVT Festuca ovina L. var. tenuifolia (Sibth.) Sm. - FETE Festuca tenuifolia Sibth.


This plant has been said to grow in the following regions:

Halifax, Massachusetts

We recommend Firefox
Overwhelmed? There's a lot to see here. Try starting at our homepage.

[ Home | About | Advertise | Media Kit | Mission | Featured Companies | Submit an Article | Terms of Use | Tour | Rules | Privacy Policy | Contact Us ]

Back to the top

Copyright © 2000-2015 Dave's Garden, an Internet Brands company. All Rights Reserved.

Hope for America