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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

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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

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